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Engineering BTEC

This is the perfect course for those who like thinking ahead and outside the box, whether you aspire to work in mechanical, electrical, civil, or any other branch of engineering!


Our BTEC Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels. It’s designed to inspire future innovators and prepare you for a career in one of the most future-proof and dynamic fields.


By choosing Engineering BTEC, you’ll be opening doors to a world of opportunities! Whether your goal is to pursue higher education or step directly into the workforce, this course provides the foundations you need to succeed.

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The course combines hands-on practical engineering skills with learning the theory that underpins them. This is a winning combination that makes students like you highly employable in the eyes of the industry!

Get ready to gain skills, knowledge, and experience that will set you apart in the competitive world of engineering and ensure you get the university place or employment you dream of.

You will study 15 different engineering units, which will give you a good understanding of the breadth of engineering. This ranges from how to design and manufacture a circuit board to how to design and manufacture a component, writing a report, conducting an audit, and much more!

The compulsory units you will study are:

  • Engineering Principles

  • Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team

  • Engineering Product Design and Manufacture

  • Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering

  • Microcontroller Systems for Engineers

  • A Specialist Engineering Project

  • Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems.

The optional units you will study are:

  • Electronic Printed Circuit Board Design and Manufacture

  • Computer Aided Manufacturing and Planning

  • Energy Management

  • Mechanical Behaviour of Metallic Materials

  • Mechanical Behaviour of Non-metallic Materials

  • Manufacturing Secondary Machining Processes

  • Computer Aided Design in Engineering.

Where will this take me?

The sky’s the limit – though it will all mostly depend on what your interests are. 

There are many different types of fields in the world of engineering, so whether you’re passionate about computers, aeroplanes or the environment, you will find something to match your passions!

GCSEs grade 5 Maths, plus grade 4 in 5 other subjects including English.

You will have the opportunity to gain plenty of insights through trips, visits and guest speakers from the industry.


You will meet engineering specialists from different sectors such as Aggora catering equipment and engineers from local companies. You will also join us on trips to the Alton Towers, Disneyland Paris, CERN, Dyson, STEM centre and much more.

If you have any questions or would like more information, don't hesitate to get in touch with us. We're here to help you #GetaHEaD and begin your engineering journey! 

What are the entry requirements?

What about work experience?

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If you have any questions or would like more information, don't hesitate to get in touch with us. We're here to help you #GetaHEaD and begin your scientific journey!

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