Engineering - Level 3


Course Code: EC1FE419


Next course dates

Start DateLocationDuration
04/09/2023Bispham Campus1 Year / £2583.00Enquire  

Course Overview

Course timetable

Duration: 1 day a week Day/s of week: Wednesday   Time: 9:00am - 7.30pmIndicative Delivery 100% On-site at the ATC, Bispham Campus

Take your engineering skills to the next level with this Level 3 Extended Certificate. Designed for adults aged 19 and over, this course develops knowledge of experimental and practical engineering techniques to prepare you for degree-level education. There is a strong focus on employability as we aim to equip you with the skills to apply your knowledge and understanding to the workplace. There will be plenty of opportunities to identify and solve problems as well as communicate your arguments and analysis in a range of ways to different audiences. Successful completion of the course will allow you to progress to diploma, and ultimately, degree level.

Entry Requirements

This course is for adults aged 19 and over who have 5 GCSEs at grade C/4, including English Language, Maths and preferably Science. We also welcome applications from those with relevant work/voluntary experience in place of the above qualifications.

Qualification Obtained

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering

Career Options and Progression

Completion of this course leads to a Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Engineering. You could then progress to a Foundation Diploma and, subject to attainment, a Double/Triple Diploma, and eventually a university-level course.

Assessment Methods

Core modules for this course include:

  • Engineering Principles
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team
  • Engineering Product Design and Manufacture

During each module you will undertake a range of assignments, and in some modules controlled exams, all designed to assess your skills, experience and knowledge. Assignments will consist of practical-based studies, research, written assignments, and individual and group presentations.

Teaching and Learning Methods

We use a variety of learning and teaching methods, which emphasise the link between knowledge and application. These might include lectures, demonstrations, practical investigations, seminars, workshops, tutorials, group and individual project work, supervised independent learning, open and resource-based learning, online learning and work placements.

Teaching and learning will also take the form of large and small groups, with a blend of tutor-led, student-led and independent learning sessions. This provides a motivating, supportive learning experience which enables everyone to achieve their potential

Each module is delivered over a maximum of 60 hours of lessons, divided between theory and practical work appropriate to that module's content. Typically, each taught hour should typically be accompanied by an hour of independent study.

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

Expert Tutors

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.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: Pearson Education

Terms and Conditions

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