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This course provides the opportunity to develop highly specialist, work-related knowledge and skills in the design, development and maintenance of engineering products and systems. This is a practical course and follows an electronic and material engineering pathway.
The Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels and allows progression onto an Engineering related higher education qualification such as Electrical or Materials Engineering or into employment fields such as Research, Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Material Development.
Students will complete a variety of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The practical work undertaken is underpinned by theory sessions delivered by specialist engineering lecturers.
The units studied include:
- Electrics and Electronic Principles
- Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials
- Principles and Applications of Electronics Devices and Circuits
Course Specific Trips, Visits & Experiences
The College runs a number of educational experiences each year to enable students to contextualise their learning. These experiences include trips, work experience and presentations by visiting speakers.
Students undertaking this course will be expected to complete a work placement within an engineering based company.
The exam board for this course is Pearson EDEXCEL.
4 grades A* - C at GCSE plus GCSE Grade C/4 or above in Core Science, Additional Science and Mathematics (a Merit or higher at BTEC Level 2 in the same subject is accepted as part of the 4 A* - C GCSEs).
How to Apply
Applications for entry September 2017
The application form for the academic year 2017-2018 is available to download here.
Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy Admissions Policy.
Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.
Download Course Leaflet
Download the BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate/Diploma in Applied Science (Engineering) information leaflet.