• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

This course provides for the education and training of general engineers and technicians who are either employed and/or are striving to work at a professional level in a variety of types of technical work, such as in communication design, manufacture, maintenance and technical services area of the engineering industry. Attendance will normally consist of one day a week for 34 weeks per year, over a period of two years part-time or one year full-time study.

Level
Level 4
Duration
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Awarding Body
Pearson Edexcel
UCAS Code
GE01
Please note: our institute and UCAS codes have changed. Please see further information on our how to apply page.
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set)
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Industry 4.0
  • Automation, Robotics and PLCs
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • 48 Ucas tariff points – 2 passes at A Level in related subject areas or the equivalent for a BTEC National qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


EU students: From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

One of the following:

  • 48 Ucas tariff points – 2 passes at A Level in related subject areas or the equivalent for a BTEC National qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

We welcome applications from people of any age who might not meet the standard entry criteria, but we would expect to see evidence of continuing academic and/or professional development and a capacity to pursue the course successfully.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


EU students: From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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