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Engineering - Level 3 Certificate at Blackpool and The Fylde College

Course description

Engineering at Blackpool and the Fylde College is proud of its success rates, last year they exceeded 93%!

We can help you on your pathway into an Engineering career and we have been establishing excellent relationships for many years with BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, EDF Energy, Springfield Fuels, Addison Engineering and Kilgour Industries.

Our investment into your future has led to the development of our fantastic new building, the Advanced Technology Centre (ATC). This £10.5m investment means that we can provide you with state-of-the-art technology including industry standard CNC (computerised numerical control) machines, CAD-CAM, industry quality centre lathes, milling machines and so much more! The environment mirrors the industry you’ll be progressing to and helps you to prepare for the world after education.

Our tutors have come from industry and have a passion and dedication for sharing their years of experience and industry-relevant information with you.

Our courses not only help you on your step-ladder to success in Engineering but also include opportunities in developing industry-relevant skills that you can take into the workplace, to develop maths and English skills, opportunities to progress to Higher Education, apprenticeships and employment.

You pathway to Engineering starts here…

The course is designed to provide a foundation for further engineering based studies through a combination of classroom and workshop activities.

This creates a balance between an academic route and practical experience.

Course content

Successful learners will have the opportunity to pursue their studies to Level 3 Extended Diploma in either Aeronautical, Electrical & Electronic or Advanced Manufacturing Engineering pathways, which may then lead onto Higher National Certificate and then degree studies at this college.

Entry requirements

4 GCSE's at grade C including Maths and Science OR a First Diploma at Merit or equivalent. Or a Level 2 Diploma at Merit


Individual course work and continuous assessment, both in college and in the work place.

Future opportunities

The course has been developed fully through partnership with local organisations such as Cavitech Solutions, Addison Engineering, Gretone Engineering, Kilgour Industries, GA Engineering, etc, which gives the course a strong employer focus.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackpool and The Fylde College directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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