Manufacturing Engineering - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at West Thames College
This two-year course (equivalent to 3 A Levels) focuses on aspects of engineering from the manufacturing sectors. It is based in our modern engineering workshops at the West Thames College Skills + Logistics Centre, Feltham where you will learn specialist skills and knowledge related to managing engineering projects, CAD, CAM, CNC, electronics, welding and with an additional opportunity to study theory of flight. There will be an engineering project in the second year.
The Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels. This program can lead to higher education or apprenticeship.
In the first year you will study:
- Health and Safety
- Engineering Drawing
- Theory of Flight.
In the second year you will study:
- Engineering Project
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices
- Further Mathematics
- Welding Principles
- Computer Aided Manufacturing
- Theory of Flight.
This course consists of the 90-credit Diploma in Year 1 followed by the Extended Diploma in Year 2.
Industrial and educational visits and trips will give you the chance to see the types of work engineers do and think about the engineering career that you might be interested in.
At least 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C / grades 9-4 including maths or a merit or distinction in a relevant subject at Level 2 with functional skills in English and maths. If
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Assessment will be based on completion of assignments and set coursework which go together to produce your final portfolio.
This course is free for students aged 16-18.
HND or BSc degree at university, or find employment or an advanced apprenticeship in design, planning, drafting, welding and fabrication, finishing, machining, semiconductor processing or electrical and mechanical production engineering.
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How to apply
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