16-18 Year Olds


The Level 3 in Aerospace 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 Aerospace Engineering. The course is based wholly around assignment led units that are aligned to realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course will introduce you to and prepare you for the world of work.

This course provides a good basis to progress onto a Level 4 qualification, such as a Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Diploma (HND). Alternatively, it can help you gain an apprenticeship in your desired discipline.

Entry Requirements

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

• Grade 5 in Maths and a minimum of 3 other GCSE’s at grades C/4 or above including English and a science.
• Level 2 qualification in an Engineering related subject and a in 4 GCSE Maths.

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.


During this course you will study a variety of topics that include general engineering as well as aeronautical elements


During the course you will carry out a number of internally assessed assignments. You will have the opportunity to produce a work-related project that will allow you to creatively use the skills you have learnt.

Awarding body



On successful achievement of this course you may wish to:

* Apply to study a Level 4 qualification such as a Foundation Degree or Higher National here at the College or at University
* Pursue a range of employment opportunities/apprenticeships within the aeronautical field.

Additional information

Additional help and support is available should you require it and you can discuss this further at your interview.

You will require a pair of overalls and safety shoes/boots for workshop sessions which will be discussed at interview.

Further Information

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

Duration and Times

Start date: 02/09/2020

End date: 26/06/2021

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Days of week: TBA

Number of Weeks: 33

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