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Engineering Access to Higher Education and Employment at Central College Nottingham

Course description

This course is suitable for you if you would like a career in engineering.

Course content

You will focus on underpinning knowledge within maths, physics and related subjects. Access to Higher Education Diplomas aim to ensure that you are well prepared for university study as well as future employment so, in addition to studying core subjects, you will cover units to develop study skills including academic writing. If you are returning to learning after a break from education, then this course could be for you.

Entry requirements

You must have the minimum requirement of GCSE English and Maths at grade A* to C. All applicants will undertake assessments in English and Maths, prior to your interview, demonstrating current skills at Level 2. You will need to bring evidence of any qualifications you may have achieved to your interview.


Teaching both theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills, learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. This may include extended assignments, timed assessments under controlled conditions, presentations and report writing.

Future opportunities

The course will be sufficiently broad enough to allow you to progress into most aspects of engineering, including mechanical, civil, electrical and renewable / environmental engineering (but not chemical engineering).

Further information

A number of extra-curricular activities and trips are offered to enhance the learning experience and there is likely to be a cost if you wish to take part.

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central College Nottingham directly.

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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