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Engineering & Automotive

BTEC Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Level 3 - E157

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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This programme runs over 2 years, in year 1 learners will work towards completion of the Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, and in year 2 they will progress onto the Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering. This work-related course is taught through a mix of practical and theory using our newly equipped STEM Centre to help you learn about rapidly developing engineering technologies e.g. rapid prototyping, 3D Printing and Robotics. It will provide you with a solid foundation in key aspects of modern engineering and is one of the recommended pathways for those seeking a career in the creative and well paid field of engineering.

Course Details

The course runs over 2 years and is is made up of:

Core units (Yr1):

  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Optional units (chosen from the list below to meet the needs of the majority of students - Yr1):

  • Engineering Drawing for Technicians
  • Computer-aided Drafting in Engineering
  • Fabrication Processes and Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Engineering Secondary and Finishing Techniques
  • Principles and Applications of Fluid Mechanics
  • Optional units (Yr2):
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Project
  • Further Engineering Mathematics
  • Applications of Computer Numerical Control in Engineering
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing
  • Plus more to be confirmed.....
  • Entry Guidelines

    Five GCSE grades A to C to include, mathematics and English (grade 4 or above).

    Equivalent qualifications such as BTEC Level 2 in Engineering will be considered.

    Satisfactory interview, assessment and reference or school report.

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    Assessment Method

    You will be assessed mainly by assignments.

    Additional Information

    Your skills in Mathematics, English and ICT will be developed throughout the course.
    Are you aged 16-18?
    Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

    • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
    • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
    • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?
    • HNC Engineering
    • Entry into technical or other employment
    • Progression to an advanced apprenticeship or higher level apprenticeship in Engineering
    • Entry to university study for a degree in Engineering

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    Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 23rd June 2022REF E157N001

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 11:30 — 13:00 12 Quays
    Wednesday 14:30 — 16:30 Online
    Thursday 10:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
    Friday 12:30 — 14:00 12 Quays
    Friday 09:00 — 11:00 Online

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £3100.00

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

    Starting 1st September 2021 - Ending - 29th June 2022REF E157N002

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 14:30 — 16:30 Online
    Wednesday 11:00 — 13:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:30 — 17:00 12 Quays
    Friday 09:00 — 11:00 Online

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £3100.00

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.


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