Course Overview

This course is ideal for learners who are considering a STEM career and wish to learn more about a wide range of areas in Engineering. This course looks at Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Material Science, Health and Safety and Maths.

Engineering is so valuable for the world we live in. This course is challenging and exciting and is focused on how Engineers use models provided by science combined with innovative thinking to solve problems and create new designs that benefit humanity.

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Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at students who:

  • Would like to enhance their scientific and technical knowledge in a well established science department
  • Would like to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to progress into higher education to study Engineering
  • Would like to progress into a career or an apprenticeship in Engineering of a STEM based subject
  • Have a genuine interest in developing their understanding of the diverse range of demands in the modern world of Engineering

What will you learn?

This course is assessed by coursework.

What skills will you develop?

Skills students will develop on this course include:

  • Basic Algebra 
  • Advanced Maths 
  • Writing out working for calculations logically
  • Numeracy
  • Confidence
  • Practice
  • Effort 
  • Extended Scientific Calculations, 
  • Communication of mathematical ideas
  • Problem Solving
  • Resilience 
  • Technical report writing 
  • Effective weekly / monthly time management
  • Vision 
  • Literacy
  • Oracy
  • Constructive response to setbacks, 
  • Knowledge Recall and retrieval practice, 
  • Effective Revision 

Progression Routes

Cambridge Technical Level Three

Course Leader:
Paul Cooney

Course Length:
Two Years

Entry Requirements:
5 in GCSE science, 5 in GCSE maths and an average GCSE score of 4 overall

How is the course assessed:
This course is assessed by coursework.