Why choose to study Engineering with us? Fantastic facilities. Excellent partnerships and apprenticeship opportunities with local organisations e.g. General Dynamics. Excellent partnership with the University of South Wales Opportunities to engage in European work experience placements.
5 GCSEs grade A* - C to include Mathematics, English and successful interview demonstrating motivation and commitment to the programme.
This qualification will provide an understanding of engineering health and safety considerations along with fundamental engineering principles. This course can be topped up in year two to an 'Extended Certificate in Engineering' following the completion of additional units.
Internal assessments and external examination
This course is accepted as entry to many university courses and Industrial Apprenticeships. The extended diploma is worth three A Levels and offers will be made on this basis.The option to combine the course with AS or A Levels gives learners the flexibility to study vocational skills and academic skills at the same time.
04 September 2023 - 31 July 2024
Chemical scientists analyse and research physical aspects of chemical structure and change within substances and develop chemical techniques used in the manufacture or modification of natural substances and processed products.
Civil engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of civil and mining engineering structures.
Mechanical engineers undertake research and design, direct the manufacture and manage the operation and maintenance of engines, machines, aircraft, vehicle and ships’ structures, building services and other mechanical items.
Electrical engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, power stations, building control systems and other electrical products and systems.
Electronics engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electronic motors, communications systems, microwave systems, and other electronic equipment.
Design and development engineers conceive engineering designs from product ideas or requirements in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.
Production and process engineers advise on and direct technical aspects of production programmes to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency. This unit group incorporates: planning and quality control engineers who plan production schedules, work sequences, and manufacturing and processing procedures to ensure accuracy, quality and reliability; and chemical engineers who undertake research on commercial scale chemical processes and processed products, design and provide specifications and direct the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plants and control systems.
Workers in this unit group perform a variety of professional engineering functions.
Quality control and planning engineers plan production schedules, work sequences, and manufacturing and processing procedures to ensure accuracy, quality and reliability.
Engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist engineers with the design, development, operation, installation and maintenance of engineering systems and constructions.
Building and civil engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist civil and building engineers.
Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions.
TV, video and audio engineers service and repair domestic television, video and audio appliances.