Engineering Level 3
Type: Full Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Start Date: 06 September 2021
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
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.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event, details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above and must include maths or Level 2 Engineering.
What is covered
You will study a wide range of advanced engineering topics, including:
• Engineering principles
• Engineering project
• Electronic fault finding
• Mechanical measurement and inspectiontechnology
• Electronic circuit manufacture
• Theory of flight
• Aeronautical avionics
• Aeronautical electronic theory
• Aeronautical design
How is the course assessed
You will be assessed by both course assessment and time–constrained assignments.
What can this course lead to
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.
Are there any additional costs
You will need to supply your own scientific calculator and drawing set.