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Engineering BTEC at Grimsby Institute

Course description

Did you know that the UK is currently thought of as a world leader in renewable energy, space, low carbon, aerospace, creative industries, utilities, automotive, agri-food & bioscience?

Between 2010 and 2020 engineering enterprises are projected to have 2.74million job openings, including 400,000 technician roles.  

If being in this exciting industry sounds like something you want to be part of, then look no further.

Course content

As a learner at Career 6 you will develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required by the engineering sector, including essential employability skills, and apply them in a real work setting.

Students will look at a number of different topics including health & safety in the engineering workplace, communications for engineering technicians, an engineering project, mathematics for Engineering Technicians, mechanical principles and applications and electrical & electronic principles.

Entry requirements

  • An average point score appropriate for your chosen pathway from all your GCSE subjects

Future opportunities

AŒfter completing your qualification you can progress directly on to a university course and study further or enter directly in to employment and work in a number of different engineering fields.

Further information

  • Engineering & Advanced Technology Pathway

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimsby Institute directly.

Last updated date: 11 May 2016

Key information


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    • We are the next generation of 6th Form, committed to ensuring all of our students have access to high-quality teaching whilst accessing strong employer links and focused career pathways.

      Career 6 will be based at The Academy Grimsby (TAG). 

      The TAG ethos of understanding the students and enabling them all to grow as individuals will flow into Career 6 and the bespoke stand-alone campus will grow with the sixth form.

      All school leavers will be welcome to apply and will be given a personal interview as part of the admissions process. Aspirational targets will be set as part of that personal discussion to ensure the chosen pathway is right for the student.