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Mechanical Engineering L3

Course Overview
Course type

Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma

Course length

90 Credit Diploma: one year Extended Diploma: two years

Required qualifications

Four or more GCSEs at grades A*-C, including Mathematics (grade 9-5). Students currently taking an intermediate vocational course will need a full Level 2 Extended Certificate with Merit/Merit in a related subject and a grade 5 in Mathematics.

This course will focus on developing knowledge of mechanical systems, Engineering design, analysing problems, designing and implementing solutions. It also provides in-depth knowledge of Engineering materials and applications.


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The course will focus on:
  • safety in engineering
  • manufacturing methods
  • mechanical science
  • mathematics
  • mechanical principles and applications
  • materials technology
  • engineering drawing and design
  • technical communications
  • engineering projects
On the course you will:
  • develop your research skills
  • advance your technical knowledge
  • design and create your own mechanical solutions
  • develop your mathematical skills
  • complete a project on a related topic of your choice

This course will focus on developing knowledge of mechanical systems, Engineering design, analysing problems, designing and implementing solutions. It also provides in-depth knowledge of Engineering materials and applications.


More courses like this:

  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering

Method of assessment

Assessment is through internally assessed assignments.

 

This course will focus on developing knowledge of mechanical systems, Engineering design, analysing problems, designing and implementing solutions. It also provides in-depth knowledge of Engineering materials and applications.


More courses like this:

  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering

What will I be able to progress to?

On completion of the course, you will be able to choose from a number of options including going to university to study mechanical engineering, production engineering, civil engineering, engineering or business-related degrees. You could also seek employment as a trainee engineer.

 

This course will focus on developing knowledge of mechanical systems, Engineering design, analysing problems, designing and implementing solutions. It also provides in-depth knowledge of Engineering materials and applications.


More courses like this:

  • Construction and the Built Environment
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering