L3 BTEC Applied Professional Engineering
Over a two year BTEC L3 course you will be encouraged to advance your engineering skills set through study of mechanics, electronics, materials science, mathematics and computer aided design (CAD). Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress into Higher Education or employment in the engineering sector. Build knowledge and skills to become our professionals of the future! Become equipped for both university and employment.
- Course Information
What will I learn?
The Applied Professional Engineering courses incorporate exciting opportunities for students to develop their understanding and learning of engineering, in preparation for progression into engineering industry traineeships. The programme allows for a one year transition programme, which gives learners the opportunity to develop key underpinning skills and knowledge, in fundamental subject area, such as; Engineering Design, Engineering Mathematics and Computer Aided Design, all taught by industry expert Lecturers. In addition to engineering you will also study Maths and English GCSE’s in order to maximise your progression opportunities. An innovative and exciting addition to the Applied Professional study programme is the introduction of a structured work placement package. This will include students participating in real work experience in engineering industry and this will be facilitated by a structured calendar on a day release basis.
What enrichment can I look forward to?
Trips and visits are a key part of the course and you will have the chance to take part in visits to industry, fundraising activities and five-a-side football competitions.
- Entry Requirements
For our Advanced Vocational courses our entry requirements are a minimum of 5x Grade C/Level 4 including either Maths and Science with English Language at Level 4.
Some courses and subjects will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.
- How will I be assessed?
Assessment of student work will include project and assignment written and practical work, with the addition of external examinations.
- Progression Pathway
Successful completion of the one-year transition year, will allow learners the opportunity to progress onto further study on the Professional Applied programme. This incorporates an advanced level of study, once again covering a broad depth of engineering subjects.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.