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Engineering Level 3 at Woking College

Course description

Engineering is a rapidly growing and exciting professional field. This course will allow you to experience a broad range of industry related topics, giving you the skills and knowledge to make an informed career choice. Engineers are employed in every corner of industry, including energy generation, defence, and the development of computer systems and software.

This course covers a wide range of engineering concepts, including mechanics, electrical & electronic principles, scientific theory and essential mathematical tools.  You will develop your practical skills and the ability to use a variety of apparatus, whilst deepening your investigative skills by constructing, measuring and testing engineering systems. Communication, presentation and written expression skills will be developed through the production of reports, and you will be required to undertake risk assessments to develop an appreciation of the hazards and risks associated with an engineering workplace.

Course content

BTEC Extended Certificate

  • Unit 1: Engineering principals
  • Unit 2: Delivery of engineering processes safely as a team
  • Unit 3: Engineering product design and manufacture
  • Unit 19: Electronic devices and circuits

Entry requirements

Five A*- C grades (or equivalent 4+) including at least grade 6+ in Mathematics and grade C+ in Science.


Coursework = 33%, Examination = 67%

Future opportunities

This course is ideal preparation if you’re considering pursuing engineering in higher education or as a career.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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