What you will study
On this programme you will study for towards one of the available engineering standards, which include BTEC Level 3 Diploma and additional work-related qualifications.
You will also be expected to work towards Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT.
Maths and English (and sometimes IT) are key elements of apprenticeship programmes and if you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects you will be required to study Functional Skills at the appropriate levels.
Skills in Maths and English will support your apprenticeship programme, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study
Demonstrate the ability to achieve a Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance
3 GCSE’s at A*-C (or new grade 9-4), including Maths and English, or Level 2 literacy and numeracy qualifications
If you do not have these, we can assess your current level of literacy/numeracy
Higher National Certificate in Engineering or Foundation Degree.
This qualification will enable you to take on a supervisory role within the engineering industry or progress to a foundation degree.