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Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Corelli College Co-Operative Academy

Course description

Course Outline

The course is a 2 year programme that will be delivered through a range of five mandatory and five optional adding up to 720 Guided Learning Hours (GLS). Two of the Units will be external assessed. Each student will need to complete:

Mandatory Units: • Engineering Principles • Delivery of Engineering Processes as a Team • Engineering Product Design and Manufacturing • Applied Commercial Quality and Principles in Engineering • A specialist Engineering Project

Optional Units: • Further Engineering Mathematics • Computer-Aided Design in Engineering • Fabrication Manufacturing Processes • Welding Technology • Electrical Installation of Hardware and Cables

Entry requirements

Open to students who have achieved a C grade or higher in GCSE Maths, Science and English


BTEC Qualifications are mainly assessed internally. This will be achieved through teacher observations of practical tasks, written reports, formal presentations and specific assessment activities. Students will build a portfolio of tasks that will satisfy the assessment criteria for each Unit.

The externally assessed Units will take the form of a written examination and a personal project completed under controlled conditions.

All Units will be graded as Pass, Merit or Distinction. In order to achieve each grade the students must fully meet the skills required for all specified learning outcomes.

Future opportunities

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma will allow students to move on to higher education possibilities in the form Higher National Diplomas or Degree courses. Alternatively, students could access work-related training through apprenticeship schemes offered by a number of engineering and manufacturing companies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Corelli College Co-Operative Academy directly.

Last updated date: 04 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years