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Qualification name BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 4th September 2024
Cost description FREE
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The main Aim of the course is to introduce you to challenges and issues which involve solving engineering real world tasks. You will have during the two years the opportunity to be involved in teamwork exercises which will be apparent in Unit 2 where you will participating in a Design Review meeting. There will also be opportunities to visit engineering companies and meet various engineers who will share their own pathways and experience in their chosen sector of engineering.

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Equivalent of five GCSE's Grade 5 and a merit in Engineering

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Unit 1 – Engineering Principles (120 Guided Learning Hours Externally Assessed) In this unit learners apply mathematical and physical science principles to solve electrical, electronic and mechanical based engineering problems Unit 2 – Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team (60 Guided Learning Hours Internally Assessed) In this unit learners explore how processes are undertaken by teams to create engineering products safely Unit 3 – Engineering Product Design and Manufacture(120 Guided Learning Hours Externally Assessed) In this unit learners will explore engineering product design and manufacture processes and activities that consider function, sustainability, materials, form and other factors Unit 4 – Manufacturing Secondary finishing Processes (60 Guided Learning Hours Internally Assessed) In this unit learners get the opportunity to produce two pieces of practical work and examine technology of secondary machining processes by setting up the machines, working, safely and reviewing their own performance

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Name Ramsey Gatehouse Sixth Form
Address Abbey Road
Ramsey
Huntingdon
PE26 1DG
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Email samantha.moore@abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk
Phone 01487811767
Website https://www.abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk/sixth-form/introduction

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