BTEC First Award Engineering
“There will be the opportunity to visit Engineering establishments to complement your studies whilst gaining actual Engineering experiences in an industrial setting.”
Who to contact for more information about this course
Queries should be directed to Mr Akhthar
Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11
What is the course structure?
The course is a 6 unit (single award) consisting of 2 core units, 2 mandatory units of which 1 from each is externally assessed through online testing and a selection of specialist optional units that will give a broad understanding of Engineering processes, applications and careers.
What will I study?
Here is a selection of some units you will study:
Investigating an Engineered product
Using Engineering information
Mathematics for Engineers
Health and Safety in Engineering
There will be the opportunity to visit Engineering establishments to complement your studies whilst gaining actual Engineering experiences in an industrial setting.
How is the course assessed?
Units: Engineering World and Mathematics for Engineers are externally assessed through online testing and all other units are internally assessed and externally verified through a portfolio of evidence for each unit.
BTEC First Certificate, Extended Certificate and Diploma are vocationally related qualifications equivalent to GCSE A*-C grades.