Begin your career in engineering with this level 2 course. The focus is on developing your knowledge application, your experimental and practical engineering techniques, and preparing you to professionally present your findings. You will also work towards achieving your GCSEs in Maths and English so that by the end of course you are fully prepared to progress to one of our level 3 options. Here at B&FC, we are an enthusiastic, expert and experienced team, and fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to become a fully qualified engineer.
4 GCSEs grade 3 - 1 including English and Maths
- a successful interview with a tutor
- the ability to study independently
- a genuine interest in the subject
- hardworking approach towards the industry
BTEC First Certificate in Engineering
Core modules on this course include:
- The Engineering World
- Investigating and Engineered Product Interpreting
- Using Engineering Information and Mathematics for Engineering
During each module you will undertake a range of assignments, designed to assess your skills, experience and knowledge. These will consist of practical-based studies, research, written assignments, and individual and group presentations.
Teaching and Learning Methods
This highly practical course is made up of the following:
- engineering practical (workshop-based, typically 7 hours per week)
- engineering/industry theory (class-based, typically 6 hours per week)
- work experience/work placement
- higher education study skills
Our expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways so they use a range of teaching methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential.
Each week consists of around 16 timetabled hours, which includes 3 hours’ independent study.
We will provide you with lots of support, including regular target setting and progress reviews.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
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Regulation and Accreditation
Accrediting Institution: N/A
Awarding Body: Pearson Education
Terms and Conditions
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