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Engineering (Engineering) Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

The programme is useful if you're looking to progress directly to a career in Maintenance, Operations, Design, Production Engineering or Technical Services. Alternatively, the course will also allow you go to study Higher Level courses in Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or Production Engineering.

The course is practical and work-related, and you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. The qualification is valued by both employers and universities, and will prepare you for both professional and educational progress.

Course content

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • practical workshop sessions
  • classroom sessions
  • student centred work
  • demonstrations
  • discussions
  • tutorials
  • work experience
  • virtual learning environment (MOODLE).

Entry requirements

  • Five GCSEs at Grade ‘C' or above including Maths, English or Welsh, and Science, and at least a grade B in Mathematics (Higher Tier), or
  • Relevant Level 2 qualification
  • Specific additional entry requirements will be discussed with you at interview
  • Equivalent experience will be considered on an individual case basis
  • Places on the programme are subject to interview

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • time constrained assignment
  • ongoing observation
  • assessment of your practical work, - multiple-choice tests
  • written controlled assessments

Future opportunities

The programme is widely accepted by Universities. You could progress onto a number of programmes at Grwp Llandrillo Menai including:

  • HNC in General Engineering, available at Rhos-on-Sea
  • HNC / HND Mechanical Technology, available at Bangor
  • HNC / HND Electrical and Electronic Technology, available at Bangor

University degrees might include: Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Power Engineering. Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships are also an attractive option if you are looking for employment in the local area or with larger national companies.

Career opportunities

Apprenticeships, Technicians & Engineers in:

  • CNC Programmer
  • Design
  • Electrical/Electronic
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Power & Energy
  • Production
  • Wind Turbine

 

Further information

Programme code: 0401A03B

Bilingual:
This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Dolgellau
  • Pwllheli

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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