Start Date:Duration:Level:Course location:Course Type:
01/09/20201 Year2Blyth CampusFull-time Vocational

You will need at least two GCSEs at Grade 4 (or C) or above including Mathematics.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou may be required to purchase safety boots and overalls. Depending on personal circumstances, the college could help with this.
19+450.00*You may be required to purchase safety boots and overalls. Depending on personal circumstances, the college could help with this.

This course is taught with a mixture of classroom based theory and practical work when applicable.

English and maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE English at school, we will support you to improve your skills. You will be required to have GCSE maths at 4 (or C) prior to entry.

All students will have an opportunity to take part in a placement during their course.

We work with a range of engineering companies across the North East and have strong links with Akzo Nobel and Tharsus.

This is a full time course.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

This course looks to provide an essential platform of knowledge, understanding and applied skills from which every level 2 student can build the progression pathway that’s right for them – be that into further academic or vocational learning, into higher education or into employment.

Mandatory units include:
Unit 1: The Engineered World
Unit 2: Investigating an Engineered Product
Unit 9: Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
Unit 10: Mathematics for Engineering

Plus a range of optional units from the following:
Unit 3: Health and Safety in Engineering
Unit 4: Engineering Maintenance
Unit 5: Engineering Materials
Unit 6: Computer-aided Engineering
Unit 8: Electronic Circuit Design and Construction
Unit 11: Electrical and Mechanical Science for Engineering
Unit 13: Engineering Assembly


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