Course Type: Level 3

Department: Engineering

Why Should I Study This Course?

Vocational Engineering provides a good basis for further and higher education, or for moving into employment in the field of Engineering as technicians. This is achieved by ensuring that students develop the practical skills, knowledge and understanding that underpin a range of occupations or professions in the Engineering world.

What Would I Study?

Topics covered include:
Maths for Engineering; Science for Engineering; Principles of Mechanical Engineering; Principles of Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Design; Product design and Manufacture; Specialist Engineering project; Mechanical Design; Computer Aided Design (CAD); Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM); Maintenance of mechanical systems

How and When is it Assessed?

BTEC Engineering is assessed through internal coursework and external examinations.
The coursework will be a range of internal assignments, which are set and marked by your teachers.
Formal written examinations will be set and marked externally.

Where Can This Course Take me?

If you successfully pass the course you could apply to study for a degree in Engineering at University or apply to become an Engineering Apprentice.