Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Engineering (RQF) - Part Time over 2 Years
GCSE grades 4-9 in five subjects including Mathematics, Science, English Language and 2 of the following - Design Technology, Business and ICT.
Or BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering with overall MM, and merit in Unit 10 Mathematics for Engineering, with GCSE grades 4-9 in Mathematics.
Students with industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Who is the course for
This course is for adults who are interested in career in engineering and would like to upskill/ reskill in engineering and progress into employment in electrical/ electronic engineering or mechanical engineering or progress to HNC/ HND or higher / degree apprenticeship in West London Institute of Technology.
This course is equivalent in size to two A Levels. It has 10 units of which 5 are mandatory and 2 are externally assessed. All units must be passed to achieve the qualification.
- 1 Engineering Principles (External Examination)
- 2 Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team (Internal Assessment)
- 3 Engineering Product Design and Manufacture (External Assessment)
- 4 Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering (Internal Assessment)
- 5 A Specialist Engineering Project (Internal Assessment)
- 7 Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Internal Assessment)
- 8 Further Engineering Mathematics (Internal Assessment)
- 19 Electronic Devices and Circuits (Internal Assessment)
- 25 Mechanical Behaviour of Metallic Materials (Internal Assessment)
- 27 Static Mechanical Principles in Practice (Internal Assessment)
Each unit is studied through workshop and classroom activities. Some lessons / topics may be delivered online.
How is the course assessed
Units 1 and 3 will be assessed externally by the awarding body (Pearson). The remaining units will be assessed internally by course assignments and tests.
Where next - Further Studies
After successful completion of this course you may go to into higher education including HNC/ HND at the college i.e. West London IoT, or an apprenticeship.
Where next - Job Opportunities
You can gain employment in the engineering sector.
How to Apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
- Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
- Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.