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Engineering

We offer a wide range of Engineering courses which can lead you either into industry, a Higher National Diploma, university or an Apprenticeship.

The courses are both practical and academic and will prepare you for a wide range of careers, including many in the advanced technology industries.


Your studies may include:

  • Trips to industry
  • Mechanical, electronic and/or welding technologies

Please note:

  • You will need to buy your own personal protection equipment (PPE – boots, goggles and protective clothing)
  • You also need to purchase a uniform which includes polo shirt, sweatshirt and trousers
  • There will be a cost for any trips
  • You will need to arrange industry work experience
  • Financial help is available, please contact Client Services on 020 8651 1131 for more details.

Engineering – Level 2 Diploma

1 Year
Entry Requirements:
4 GCSE grade 9-3 (A*-D) including Science, English and Maths
A clean DBS check
Assessment:
Continuous assessment

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This Level 2 qualification is an introduction to the engineering world which provides you with progression in to a wide variety of engineering pathways.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Engineering environment awareness (mandatory)
  • Engineering mathematics and science principles
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Understanding Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Applied mathematics in engineering
  • Plan and carry out a project in engineering
  • Engineering design techniques

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • Aeronautical Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • General Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma at ESC
  • Apprenticeship
  • Employment in industry

Aeronautical Engineering – Level 3 Extended Diploma

2 Years / 168 UCAS Points (Grade D*D*D*)
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) including Science, English and Maths; or Engineering Level 2 Diploma and GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and Maths
Note: Appropriate uniform/PPE is required in workshops and classrooms
Assessment: Continuous assessment through assignments

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is for students with an interest in engineering and who want to challenge themselves at a technical level. The Aeronautical Engineering qualification suits someone who has a specific interest in the aeronautical aspects of engineering.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Aircraft flight principles
  • Aircraft mechanical systems
  • Aircraft electrical systems
  • Applications of thermodynamic principles
  • Applications of mechanical systems in engineering
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • HNC in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Degree level courses
  • Apprenticeship
  • Career in the engineering industry

Electrical/Electronic Engineering – Level 3 Extended Diploma

2 Years / 168 UCAS Points (Grade D*D*D*)
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) including Science, English and Maths; or Engineering Level 2 Diploma and GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and Maths
Note: Appropriate uniform/PPE is required in workshops and classrooms
Assessment: Continuous assessment through assignments

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is for students with an interest in engineering and who want to challenge themselves at a technical level. The Electrical/Electronic Engineering qualification suits someone who has a specific interest in electrical and electronic engineering.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Electrical/electronic principles
  • Building electronic circuits
  • Analogue and digital circuits
  • Using electronic instruments
  • Electrical machinesElectronic fault finding

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • HNC in Electronic Engineering at ESC
  • Degree level courses
  • Apprenticeship
  • Career in the engineering industry

Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering – Level 3 Extended Diploma

2 Years / 168 UCAS Points (Grade D*D*D*)
Entry Requirements: 5 GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) including Science, English and Maths; or Engineering Level 2 Diploma and GCSE grade 9-4 (A*-C) in English and Maths
Note: Appropriate uniform/PPE is required in workshops and classrooms
Assessment: Continuous assessment through assignments

WHY STUDY THIS COURSE?
This course is for students with an interest in engineering and who want to challenge themselves at a technical level. The Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering qualification suits someone who has a specific interest in mechanical and manufacturing engineering.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Mechanical principles
  • Properties of materials
  • Engineering thermodynamics
  • Fluid power
  • Using lathes and mills
  • Engineering design

WHAT’S NEXT?

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering at ESC
  • Degree level courses
  • Apprenticeship
  • Career in the engineering industry

ALL COURSES CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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