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Engineering (Lakes Advanced) BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria

Course description

The course will include health and safety in the engineering workplace, mathematics for engineering technicians, electrical, electronic and mechanical principles and applications and Computer Aided Design (CAD).  A Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering can be matched with two of the following A Level subjects: Chemistry, Maths or Physics to achieve up to 420 UCAS points.   Please state in your application which A levels you are interested in studying alongside the diploma.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Engineering at Merit Grade or above with Grade C or above in Maths and English, or 5 GCSEs A*-C including English and Maths. A Level options require

Financial information

Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £21, 000 per year. (Information available at https://www.gov.uk/advanced -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs.

Future opportunities

Studying a Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering provides a foundation for further studies in relevant subjects including Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture or Computer Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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