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Mechanical Engineering BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Preston's College

Course description

This course is ideal if you are looking to start a career in engineering. It will provide you with a broad knowledge of modern engineering industries and specialist knowledge of advanced manufacturing designed to give you a clear pathway to the wide range of career opportunities available.

Course content

Units of study:
– Health & Safety
– Communications
– Mathematics for Engineering
– Mechanical Principles & Applications
– Engineering Project

Specialist & Technical Units
– Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) in Engineering
– Engineering Drawing
– Welding Technology

Entry requirements

You need five GCSE’s (or equivalent) at A*-C grade. A GCSE at grade C in or above in science and maths and preferably English (a minimum grade D).


– Portfolio of Evidence
– Projects
– Essays/Written Assignments
– In Class & Online Tests
– Practical Demonstrations
– Case Studies
– Class Activities/Discussions
– Presentations

Future opportunities

Preston’s College Course: HNC in Engineering

University Courses in a range of engineering subjects across the country

Employment: A range of employment opportunities in:
– Manufacturing or Production Electrical Engineer
– Maintenance and Service Engineer
– Project Engineer
– Quality Engineer
– Design Engineer
– Research & Development

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 May 2016
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