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Introduction to the course

This course is ideal if you want a career in engineering. You will study 90 credits for the Diploma and 180 credits for the Extended Diploma. The Diploma qualification is equivalent to two A Levels and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

What do I need?

You will need 5 GCSEs at A*-D, including C at Mathematics

How is the course taught?

You will be taught in workshops and laboratories and attend classroom lectures and talks from guest speakers. The interactive nature of delivery of this course is an exceptional way to put your new found theoretical knowledge into practice with practical based assessments and experiments.

How will I be assessed?

You will complete engineering based assignments and be assessed in class through group discussion and by completing individual and group presentations.

What does it lead to?

The units you complete give an opportunity to progress onto an Extended Diploma Level 3 and then University. You may also consider an Apprenticeship in Engineering or employment.

Employer's Benefit

A BTEC Diploma demonstrates to an employer that you can work at a good level and meet specific deadlines that are a sought after skill in the work place. You will be able to plan and prepare work for tasks & assignments and problem solve to a satisfactory level.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Tottenham Centre 2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime

Course Code: DD3MENG1 / 19DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

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Enfield Centre 2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime

Course Code: DD3MENG1 / 19DA11Z

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
Apply Now!

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Testimonial

John Alim

I am currently studying Access to Engineering. I really like the teachers’ method of teaching. My teachers have been very supportive and helpful. I came to the UK from Nigeria in July to study. After I complete my course in the College I want to proceed to the University of Manchester to study Mechanical Engineering.

John Alimi Abolade Access to Engineering Level 3

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Entry Level

This level will help you to develop general skills and improve your confidence if you do not have any experience or GCSEs. It will improve your basic reading, number skills and English language skills

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Level 1

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Level 2

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Level 3

This level gives you a thorough and developed understanding of the subject area. This level will give you experience in problem-solving, managing a workload and adapting your skills to achieve your objectives. This level is the minimum requirement when applying to universities and is the preferred requirement for most employers.

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