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Mechanical Engineering Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you interested in pursuing an exciting career in Mechanical Engineering? This course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a variety of engineering roles, in both the service and manufacturing industries.

The course is work-related, and you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. The qualification is valued by both employers and universities, and will prepare you for both professional and educational progress.

Course content

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
  • Practical sessions in a realistic working environment (RWE)

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSE s grade A*-C with Mathematics, Science, and English or Welsh First Language
  • Level 2 in Engineering or Manufacturing
  • Key Skills Application of Number and Communications at Level 2
  • Places on the programme are subject to interview


The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portffolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Demonstration of practical skills
  • Online examination

Future opportunities

This programme provides you with a number of ways to progress.

You may choose to begin your career by taking up an apprenticeship in an engineering firm. Or you could proceed onto a Higher Education course with Grŵp Llandrillo Menai:

  •  HNC in General Engineering, available at Rhos-on-Sea
  •  Foundation Degree Nuclear Engineering (Power Generation), available at Bangor and Llangefni
  •  Foundation Degree in Energy andamp; Power Technologies, available at Rhos-on-Sea
  •  Foundation Degree Environmental Technologies, available at Rhos-on-Sea

You could also enter employment.

Career opportunities

Apprenticeships, Technicians & Engineers in:

  • CNC Programmer
  • Design
  • Electrical/Electronic
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Power & Energy
  • Production
  • Wind Turbine


Further information

Programme code: 0401A03B

This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Bangor

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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