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Pathway 3 at UTC Swindon

Course description

  • For post-16 students technical studies will account for 60% of the curriculum and core studies 40%.
  • Level 3 students will study for advanced qualifications in engineering. They will also have the opportunity to take one or two A-level subjects.
  • Courses in mathematics will be required to support engineering studies.
  • All post-16 students will have time dedicated to physical education, citizenship, careers education and guidance, and personal, health and social education.
  • For all students much of the learning will be developed through employer-led cross-curricular projects enhanced by a range of activities which will make every project relevant to every learner. These will include experiences in the workplace and with the university.

Course content

Technical Studies 60%

  • Intermediate Apprenticeship
  • Advanced Apprenticeship

Core Studies 40%

Options include:

  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Business
  • ICT
  • German

Entry requirements

Year 12 –  2015/16 there will be 150 places on offer to external applicants to Year 12. From 2016/17 no external students will be admitted to the sixth form unless a space becomes available where the full cohort of pupils from Year 11 do not progress to Year 12.

Future opportunities

  • Employment
  • Further Education

Further information

All Post 16 learner on each pathway will undertake one week of work experience

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact UTC Swindon directly.

Last updated date: 30 June 2015
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