5 GCSEs grades 9-4 (grade A*-C) including English, maths, science and 2 of the following - design technology, business and ICT or BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate/Diploma in Engineering with overall MP, merit in Mathematics for Engineering. If necessary references may be taken up.
This course is for students who are interested in a career in electromechanical engineering.
Year 1 course = 90 credit Diploma. Year 2 course = a further 90 credits providing in total a 180 credit Extended Diploma.
You will study five mandatory units and 12 specialist units (accumulating 180 credits) all must be passed to achieve the qualification.
Each unit is studied through workshop and classroom activities. There is a weekly tutorial and private study to enable students to work on their own.
Additional support is available in mathematics and English.
All the units are assessed by course assignments, which meet BTEC grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction.
After successful completion of this course you may transfer onto the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (180 credits) and then you may go to into higher education, or an apprenticeship or into a specialist area of employment in the mechanical engineering sector.
You can go into employment in the engineering sector.
Last updated: 31 October 2018
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