BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Engineering
No entry requirements are required but you must have an interest in the subject area you are applying for. You will have a College interview and if necessary references may be taken up.
Who is the course for
This course is aimed at young people who are interested in electrical and mechanical engineering and want to develop a range of skills for the engineering sector.
The course includes a mix of theory and practical activities and students will study the following units:
Four core units
- Being Organised
- Developing a Personal Progression Plan
- Working with Others
- Researching a Topic.
Six sector units
- Manufacturing an Engineered Product Using Hand Tools
- Manufacturing a Component Using Machining Processes
- Assembling Electronic Circuits
- Carrying Out Routine Mechanical Servicing of Equipment
- Carrying Out an Electrical Installation
- Producing Engineering Drawings Using CAD.
A good basic understanding of engineering and its importance in society and business is required. Engineering is taught through relevance based on theory and substantial amount of practical work to develop hands on skills.
How is the course assessed
This qualification is internally assessed but externally verified. The course will be assessed through practical work, assignments and other activities throughout the year.
Where next - Further Studies
BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Students can seek employment in the ellectrical/electronic or mechanical engineering environment.
Last updated: 31 October 2018
How to Apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
- Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
- Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.