The course comprises of one mandatory unit and eight specialist units.

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Working in Engineering (mandatory unit)
  • Unit 2: Introduction to Machining Engineering Materials
  • Unit 3: Introduction to Cutting, Forming and Assembling Engineering Materials
  • Unit 5: Introduction to Electronics
  • Unit 6: Introduction to Electrical Installation
  • Unit 13: Introduction to Basic Maths and Science used in Engineering
  • Unit 15: Introduction to Computer Aided Drawing (CAD)
  • Unit 16: Introduction to Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  • Unit 26: Introduction to Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Entry requirements

    GCSE grade 2 (grade E) or above including English, maths and science. We will also need a good school report or academic reference.

  • Who is the course for?

    If you enjoy building and testing circuits and want to make products in mechanical engineering workshops, this course is for you.

  • Study methods

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

  • How is the course assessed?

    Unit 1 (mandatory unit) is assessed by an online external exam. All other units are assessed by knowledge and practical tests marked by lecturers.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Employment in the electrical/electronic or mechanical engineering environment or apprenticeship.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering

  • 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 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

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