Course overviewEngineering Extended Diploma City of Bristol College
This two-year course covers most of the requirements of modern industry in mechanical, electrical-electronic or aero engineering. It offers a good grounding for those wishing to proceed to university with hands-on practical knowledge and experience in engineering.
If you have relevant experience, you may choose to join this course for year two.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LPF1538C01-1||03/09/2024 - 20/06/2025||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||15.00||09:00||Parkway Centre||
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Who is this course for?
The course is for learners who wish to progress to university in Engineering, Advanced Apprenticeships or HNC/D.
What you'll learn
You will learn all aspects of micro-controllers, engineering, electrical and electronic principles and maintenance of mechanical systems.
Course entry requirements
5 x GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including English Language, and Maths.
For STEM subjects can be more specific e.g. Engineering – 4 x GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above including English Language, Maths and science. Science and/or maths must be grade 5.
Alternatively, a BTEC Level 2 in Engineering (overall Grade Merit) with Merits in the Mathematics and Science units, and GCSE grade C/4 in both English Language and Mathematics.
We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.
You will need to provide a copy of your last school report and / or a reference from an employer or relevant professional, this will include attendance. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.
Applicants with 85% or below attendance will have been deemed not to have met this criteria. All applicants are given an opportunity to discuss any evidence- based mitigating circumstances that may have affected the reference / school report.
We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish.
Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process, we are here to help take you to the next level.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be assessed throughout the duration of the course via a combination of assignments, practical work, observation and presentations.
Future career and study opportunities
The course is for learners who wish to progress to university in engineering, Advanced Apprenticeships or HNC/D.
You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment (PPE) in the form of boots and uniform/clothing. You will also need pens, books, drawing equipment and a scientific calculator.
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