Course Code: EC1FE419 Engineering - Level 3 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 05 Sep 2022 Bispham Campus 1 Year / £2,583 Apply now 05 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year / £2,583 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Take your engineering skills to the next level with this Level 3 Extended Certificate. Designed for adults aged 19 and over, this course develops knowledge of experimental and practical engineering techniques to prepare you for degree-level education. There is a strong focus on employability as we aim to equip you with the skills to apply your knowledge and understanding to the workplace. There will be plenty of opportunities to identify and solve problems as well as communicate your arguments and analysis in a range of ways to different audiences. Successful completion of the course will allow you to progress to diploma, and ultimately, degree level. Entry Requirements This course is for adults aged 19 and over who have 5 GCSEs at grade C/4, including English Language, Maths and preferably Science. We also welcome applications from those with relevant work/voluntary experience in place of the above qualifications. Qualification Obtained BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering Industry Placement and Field Trips This course has a mandatory work placement of 20 hours and also includes one or more field trips (see other costs for more details). We will support you in achieving your work placement requirements. Learning and Teaching Methods We use a variety of learning and teaching methods, which emphasise the link between knowledge and application. These might include lectures, demonstrations, practical investigations, seminars, workshops, tutorials, group and individual project work, supervised independent learning, open and resource-based learning, online learning and work placements. Teaching and learning will also take the form of large and small groups, with a blend of tutor-led, student-led and independent learning sessions. This provides a motivating, supportive learning experience which enables everyone to achieve their potential Each module is delivered over a maximum of 60 hours of lessons, divided between theory and practical work appropriate to that module's content. Typically, each taught hour should typically be accompanied by an hour of independent study. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods Core modules for this course include: Engineering Principles Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team Engineering Product Design and Manufacture During each module you will undertake a range of assignments, and in some modules controlled exams, all designed to assess your skills, experience and knowledge. Assignments will consist of practical-based studies, research, written assignments, and individual and group presentations. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: Pearson Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression Completion of this course leads to a Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Engineering. You could then progress to a Foundation Diploma and, subject to attainment, a Double/Triple Diploma, and eventually a university-level course.