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BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering at Sir Frank Whittle Studio School

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Nationals Engineering courses offer a exible range of quali cations that can be studied alongside other level 3 quali cations such as A levels or other BTEC Nationals as part of a larger programme of study, or as the main focus of study.

They are designed for Post-16 Level 3 learners wishing to go on to further or higher level study of the sector or directly to employment.

All sizes attract UCAS points and are widely recognised by universities and employers. 

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 Grade 4 GCSE or Equivilient grades including English Language and Maths 


You will be assessed through a series of pratical and theory assignments as well as external exams.

Financial information

There are opportunities available to help towards the cost of transport on an individual basis.  Interested students or parents should contact the school for more information

Future opportunities

The BTEC qualifications in this specification have been developed in the engineering sector to:
  • give education and training for employees in the engineering industries
  • give Engineering employees in the mechanical engineering sector opportunities to achieve a nationally recognised level 3 vocationally-specific qualification
  • give full-time learners the opportunity to enter employment in the mechanical engineering sectoror to progress to vocational qualifications such as the Pearson BTEC Higher Nationals in Mechanical Engineering
  • give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Further information

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BTEC Engineering

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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: 20 February 2018
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