Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.
Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
Course units may include:
- The Engineered World
- Investigating an Engineered Product
- Health and Safety in Engineering
- Engineering Materials
- Computer-aided Engineering
- Electronic Circuit Design and Construction
- Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
- Mathematics for Engineering
- Electrical and Mechanical Science for Engineering
- Engineering Design
- Computer Numerical Control Programming
- Fabrication techniques (Aeronautical)
- Engineering Marking Out (Aeronautical)
It is designed for students who have chosen to focus their learning and career development within the Aeronautical / Engineering sector and who are looking for an engaging and stimulating qualification which will prepare them for progression directly into employment and/or into further study.
Four GCSEs at Grade D/Level 4 or above, to include Mathematics, English and Science Or full Engineering related Level 1 Functional Skills Level 1 Mathematics and English. You will be required to attend a College interview and complete an assessment test. A recent reference.
The assessments for this qualification have both theoretical and practical focus which combines various assessment styles/methodologies in order to suit the subject and levels of units contained within it. All assessment is in accordance with BTEC requirements
Further Studies include either Advanced Engineering Studies BTEC Level 3 Diploma leading to Extended Diploma Or Advanced Aeronautical Studies BTEC Level 3 Diploma leading to Extended Diploma
Each unit has specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria. To pass an internally assessed unit, learners must meet all the assessment criteria.
These assessments will take place in specialised teaching areas which maximise your personal and subject development.
You will create a portfolio of evidence based on your learning journey which will bring together your assessed work and include photograph evidence record. This will then be internally and externally assessed.
You will also have weekly tutorial and study skills sessions together with Work Experience.