Engineering (BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate)

Engineering (BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate)

Subject Area: Engineering & Welding

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2021
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 148631
  • Entry Requirements

    3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) including English and/or maths,

    or

    Level 1 Engineering including level 1 English and/or maths at level 1.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    The study programme provides learners with the opportunity to study both the theory and practical aspects of a range of different engineering processes in different engineering disciplines as general engineering, electronic engineering and welding and fabrication as well as being an excellent pathway onto employment within the sector or progression on to the level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering the following year.

    You will spend time in our industry standard workshop facilities where activitiesare completed in fully resourced workshops led by highly competent and qualified staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme toachieve this nationally recognised qualification.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

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    Course Highlights

    The study programme is mainly practical-based and you will learn in our modern engineering workshop. You will develop your practical skills and interact with local employers, who will share their knowledge and experience with you. You will also attend various exhibitions, such as the Duxford Engineering Technology Skills Exhibition.

    The study programme will also develop your personal, social, and employability skills, which includes opportunities to work on community projects and to explore the various career pathways within the engineering industry.


    Core Skills Covered: Attention to Detail | Analytical Skills | Creativity | Problem Solving | Research | Technology
    

    Next Steps

    On completion of this qualification, students will have a good understanding of engineering and can progress to the next level of study.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2021.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

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    Liam Murphy - Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

    "I loved this course - it was so hands on - just right! The support from the tutors and the facilities are brilliant; state-of-the-art technology, excellent coffee and access to Goals and the sports centre."