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|Introduction||This qualification broadens and expands the specialist work-related focus of the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and encompasses the essential skills, knowledge and understanding needed to gain confidence and progression. There is potential for the qualification to prepare learners for progression within education or into employment in the appropriate vocational sector and it is suitable for those who have decided that they wish to study in detail or work in a particular area of work.
|Study Outline||You will study one mandatory unit, one specialist mandatory unit and seven specialist units (accumulating 90 credits) all of which must be passed to obtain the qualification.
Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
Specialist mandatory unit:
Electrical and Electronic Principles
Mathematics for engineering operations
Mechanical principles and applications
Principles and applications or electronic devices and circuit|
|Entry Requirements||4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, and Maths at grade B or above|
|Equipment||General stationary including pens, paper, folders, plastic wallets and a calculator. H&S equipment will also be required including steel toe capped boots and overalls.|
|Attendance||3 days per week for 34 weeks|
|Assessment||All the units are assessed by course assignments which meet BTEC grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction.|
|Progression||After successful completion of this course you may transfer onto the 2nd year of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering 180 credits) and then you may go to into higher education or into a specialist area of employment.|
|Qualification||Pearson BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Engineering|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||Y|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|