This course is ideal as an entry qualification for university and higher education courses in aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, such as HNC Mechanical Engineering (available in Peterborough) or the BEng (Hons) Integrated Engineering. Alternatively, you can use this advanced course to start your career in fields such as aviation, design engineering, product development or engineering manufacture.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
The work of engineers has an impact across society with the improvements and developments they make across all sectors. From the development of electric cars to making factory systems more efficient, this choice of career both an innovative and rewarding one.
Once qualified you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of different firms with possible career opportunities across the globe. Employment within the engineering industry could offer a healthy salary with great job satisfaction and the option to grow professionally throughout your career.
This course is perfect if you would like to work in any aspect of engineering including design engineering, product development, engineering manufacture, electronic circuit repair and aeronautical engineering or progress on to university courses or apprenticeship opportunities in general engineering or aeronautical engineering.
What is covered?
You will study a wide range of advanced engineering topics, including:
- Mathematics Engineering Principles
- Engineering Project PLC
- Electronic Fault Finding
- Materials Mechanical Measurement and Inspection Technology
- Electronic Circuit Manufacture
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above and must include maths, English & Science. Level 2 Engineering (merit or higher) may be considered instead of GCSE Science
You will be assessed by both course assessment and time-constrained assignments.
You will need to supply your own scientific calculator and drawing set.