16-18 Year Olds

Overview

The Level 2 Extended Certificate in Engineering is a nationally recognised work-related
qualification, which encompasses mechanical and electrical elements designed to give you a good start on your journey to a career in engineering.
The course is based around examined units and assignment lead units that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course will introduce you to and prepare you for the world of work.
The course provides a good basis to progress onto a level 3 qualification like the Level 3 Engineering or Aeronautical. Alternatively it can used to assist you in gaining an apprenticeship in your desired discipline.

Entry Requirements

For this course you will need to have achieved one of the following:

• 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above, to include Maths and ideally Science
• A Level 1 qualification in Engineering and a Functional Skill Maths Level 1

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.

Content

Various units form the main programme helping to give you an holistic starting point.

Alongside your main programme of study you will also study either GCSE or Functional Skills in English and Maths if you have not achieved a GCSE grade Cor 3 or above. If you have achieved a grade C or 3 or above in GCSE English and Maths, you will engage in extending these skills through a Directed Study Programme.

Assessment

During the course you will carry out a number of assignments and external examinations set by the awarding body. You will have the opportunity to produce a work related project that will allow you to creatively use the skills you have learnt.

GCSE and Functional Skills qualifications are assessed through external examination and portfolio work.

Awarding body

Pearson EDEXCEL

Progression

On successful achievement of this course you may wish to apply to study a Level 3 qualification such as an Extended Diploma in Engineering.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 02/09/19

End date: 26/06/20

Days of week: TBA

Number of Weeks: 34

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