Title

Engineering & Motor Vehicle

BTEC Engineering National Extended Diploma - E158

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This qualification prepares learners for Higher Education or appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels.

Course Details

The course is made up of:

    Core units:
  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Engineering Project
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

Optional units (chosen from the list below to meet the needs of the majority of learners):

  • Computer Aided Drafting in Engineering
  • Selection and Using Programmable Controllers
  • Applications of Thermodynamics Systems
  • Electronic Fault-finding
  • Electronic Devices
  • Further Electrical Principles
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 2 or 4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or A*-C

Grade 9-4/A*-C GCSE in Maths (ideally a Grade 5 in GCSE Maths).

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

Equipment Required

Scientific calculator and your own stationary

Assessment Method

You will be assessed through internal and external assessments.

Additional Information

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 (Grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Enter a specialist area of employment or progress to HNC or a degree or other professional development programme.

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