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Engineering BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

The BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma is one year standalone full time Engineering course. It provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the design, development and manufacture and maintenance of engineering products and systems. The course is both practical, and work related and follows a manufacturing pathway developed by BTEC. Learning is achieved through the completion of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course will require elements of home study and some assessments will take the form of tests. The course is suitable for school leavers and young adults.

Course content

Core Units:

• Unit 1 Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
• Unit 4 Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
• Unit 5 Mechanical Principles and Applications • Unit 6 EEP
• Unit 7 Business operation
• Unit 61 Features
• Unit 35 Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
• Unit 53 Electronic measurement testing • Unit 58 Construction
• Unit 61 Features These actual units offered are subject to review as per local need and might differ from those listed above. Contact Curriculum manager -Engineering for confirmation

Entry requirements

GCSE grade B in Mathematics and Science and three other GCSEs grade C including English Language, alternatively a BTEC Level 2 in Engineering (overall Grade Merit) with Merits in the Mathematics and Science units, and GCSE grade C in both English Language and Mathematics. Satisfactory references, attendance record and interview.

International Entry Qualification:

High School leaving Certificate at Grade C or above (Grade B or above in Mathematics or Science). Satisfactory reference, telephone interview where required. IELTS 5.0 or an English Language equivalent certificate.

Duration: One year full time.

Year 1: BTEC L3 90-Credit Diploma (equivalent to 3 AS-Levels).

Future opportunities

To progress onto the Extended Diploma, each student must achieve both a merit and a good reference from the course team. If these conditions are not met, this might result in the student not being able to continue to the next part of the course, the second year.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2016

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