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Engineering Level 3 BTEC at Tuxford Academy Technology College and Training School

Course description

Why study Engineering?
The course will appeal to students who: enjoy learning about a wide range of engineering sectors, are considering a career or future university/college courses in an engineering discipline, enjoy learning about how electrical/electronic/mechanical systems work, enjoy applying Engineering theory to real life examples and enjoy solving problems

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What will I learn about?
BTEC Nationals are designed as specialist qualifi cations for students who have a clear view of their future career or are seeking progression to higher education. BTEC Nationals are equivalent to A levels and are highly valued by universities, further education colleges and employers alike.


The Level 3 BTEC in Engineering will give you an understanding of the practical skills and knowledge needed to begin professional work in the engineering industry or move on to further study.


You will discover what career opportunities are available, helping you to choose your preferred area of work or study.


Year 1 Health & Safety, Electrical and Electronic Principles, Mechanical Principles
Year 2 Electronic Devices, Engineering drawing, Engineering Materials

Entry requirements

In addition to practical work there is a signifi cant amount of applied theory involved in the Level 3 BTEC Engineering course therefore the following grades are required:

5 GCSEs A* - C including a grade B in Maths and Science

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tuxford Academy Technology College and Training School directly.

Last updated date: 01 December 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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