Engineering

Year 1 course = 90 credit Diploma.
Year 2 course = a further 90 credits providing in total a 180 credit Extended Diploma.

You will study five mandatory units and 12 specialist units (accumulating 180 credits) all must be passed to achieve the qualification.

Mandatory units.

  • Health and safety in the engineering workplace
  • Communication for engineering technicians
  • Engineering project
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Mechanical principles and applications.

    Specialist units.
  • Business operations in engineering
  • Engineering design
  • Properties and applications of engineering materials
  • Further mechanical principles and applications
  • Applications of mechanical systems in engineering
  • Principles and applications of fluid mechanics
  • Engineering drawing for technicians
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Engineering primary forming processes
  • Engineering secondary and finishing techniques and processes
  • Applications of computer numerical control in engineering
  • Further mathematics for technicians.
  • Entry requirements

    5 GCSEs grades 9-4 (grade A* -C) including English, maths, science and 2 of the following - design technology, business and ICT or BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate/Diploma in Engineering with overall MP, merit in Mathematics for
    Engineering. If necessary references may be taken up.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is for students who are interested in a career in electromechanical engineering.

  • 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.

    Additional support is available in mathematics and English.

  • How is the course assessed?

    All the units are assessed by course assignments, which meet BTEC grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction.

  • More information

    Last updated: 31 October 2018

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    You can go into employment in the engineering sector.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    After successful completion of this course you may transfer onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (180 credits) and then you may go to into higher education, or an apprenticeship or into a specialist area of employment in the mechanical 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.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

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