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Level 3 BTEC Certificate in Engineering at Bury College

Course description

This is a specialist qualification which can be studied alongside AS Levels Maths and Physics for those who wish to pursue a career in Engineering. You will study this qualification as part of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programme to provide a progression pathway which develops a set of specialist skills and competences required for working in the Engineering sector. A significant proportion of recruitment in the Engineering sector is at graduate level and this course will allow progression to a range of Degree and HNC/HND programmes and also Higher and Degree Apprenticeships. On completion of the certificate course there is the opportunity to study for the subsidiary diploma in year two which is equivalent to one A Level.

Entry requirements

Due to the demanding nature of this Study Programme, the entry profile is higher than the average A Level programme. Minimum entry requirements include: Maths at Grade 9-6, two separate Sciences including Physics at Grade 9-6, English at Grade 9-5, plus at least two other GCSE grades 9-5 (A*-C).

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.