Engineering - Level 3

Course Code: EC1FE419


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Start DateLocationDuration
05/09/2022Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

Course timetable

Duration: 1 day a week
Day/s of week: Wednesday  
Time: 9:00am - 7.30pm
Indicative Delivery 100% On-site at the ATC, Bispham Campus

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

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning 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.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

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.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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