Engineering

The course comprises of two core units, two mandatory units and six specialist units. This provides a total of 360 GLH.

Core units:

  • The Engineering World
  • Investigating an engineered product Mandatory units:
  • Interpreting and using engineering information
  • Mathematics for Engineering Specialist units:
  • Health and safety in engineering
  • Engineering materials
  • Computer aided engineering
  • Machining techniques
  • Electronic circuit design and construction
  • Electrical and mechanical science for engineering
  • Entry requirements

    4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above including both English & maths and science plus one of the following - design technology, business and ICT or a relevant Level 1 qualification. You will have a College interview and references may be taken up.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is for students who intend to gain an understanding of, and the skills required for the electronics or manufacturing industry.

  • Study methods

    Text reading, lectures, taking notes in class and practicals.

  • How is the course assessed?

    The units: The Engineering World and Interpreting and using engineering information are assessed externally. All other units are assessed internally by controlled time tests and course work.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Employment as a technician, maintenance/manufacturing engineer or a technical sales rep.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Engineering (subject to academic performance and attendance) or a relevant apprenticeship.

  • 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.

Course starting Sep 2022

Starts 1 September 2022

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00

About this course

Full Time

B2EENF

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