Engineering

This course covers the following units:

Mandatory units

  • Engineering Principles (External Examination)
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team (Internal Assessment)
  • Engineering Product Design and Manufacture (External Assessment)
  • Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering (Internal Assessment)
  • A Specialist Engineering Project (Internal Assessment)
  • Microcontroller Systems for Engineers (External Assessment)
  • Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Internal Assessment)

    Optional Units
  • Further Engineering Mathematics (Internal Assessment)
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits (Internal Assessment)
  • Analogue Electronic Circuits (Internal Assessment)
  • Digital and Analogue Electronic Systems (Internal Assessment)
  • Computer Programming (Internal Assessment)
  • Electrical Machines (Internal Assessment)
  • Electrical Power Distribution and Transmission (Internal Assessment)
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (Internal Assessment)
  • Entry requirements

    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.

    And a good academic reference or school report.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is for students who are currently seeking employment at technician engineer level in the electrical, electronics or computer environment.

  • Study methods

    Each unit is studied through workshop and classroom activities. There is a weekly tutorial and private study to enable students to work on their own.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Units 1, 3 and 6 will be assessed externally by the awarding body (Pearson). The remaining units will be assessed internally by course assignments and tests.

  • More information

    For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Apprenticeship or employment in the engineering sector.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Students can progress onto one of the following routes of further studies.

    • Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) at Uxbridge College / West London IoT, then progressing to * Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) and then top up degree BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Brunel University
    • BEng at university
    • Apprenticeship in an engineering discipline
  • 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 2 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

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

About this course

Full Time

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