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This is a professional qualification for those already employed in the Engineering industry and wish to enhance career prospects. It is a two-year part time day release course,
combining work and study.
will gain knowledge and experience in analysing and working with mechanical principles applicable to current technologies and to
develop knowledge, you will undertake a range of hands on projects, mixed
with academic theory. During your course we will also support development in
key skills: maths, problem solving, decision making, IT and
successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto a HND or
further related study at a higher level.
Mature students are welcome.
this course the subjects covered include; -
Year One;- Includes subjects such as Engineering Maths, Engineering Design, Quality Improvement & Mechanical Principles.
Year two;- Includes subjects such as Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Production Engineering for Manufacture.
§ The Engineering Project/Design units give you an opportunity to design
and implement a solution to an engineering problem that is relevant to your
§ The College offers a wide range of resources and facilities including
e-learning tools, suitable equipped place to work, IT facilities and other
learning resources that will be appropriate for the nature of the work you will
be required to undertake. Further details can be found in the course handbook,
which will be given to you within the first few weeks of the course.
You must have at least;-
A* to C grade and/or 9 to 4 in GCSE Maths (or equivalent) is strongly recommended.
You must also have qualifications for English and Maths at Level 2. You will be required to provide a copy of your certificates or proof that you have completed the required courses at your interview.
You will be required to attend an interview with a member of the faculty staff and to complete a maths assessment before being accepted onto the course which will be discussed during the interview.
will be assessed by producing evidence that meets the outcomes of each unit
usually through the form of Assessments.
assessment is continuous. It includes projects and presentations together with
any work-related projects that may meet the requirements. It is likely that the
evidence provided will include and involve real work based projects from your
employer. Class work will include group work, discussions and formative
successful completion of this course provides you with the progression to
further Higher Education programmes such as a HND or a Degree program.
qualification is recognised by the Professional bodies towards
registration as a Professional Engineer. The college is recognised with the IET
and IMECH and will be able to help with an application for these professional
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