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BTEC Level 3 Foundation Award In Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Full Time

Using the latest suite of qualifications, the one-year full-time BTEC Foundation Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering has been designed to support school leavers and adults who wish to further their development as engineers, leading to a highly rewarding and well paid career in this sector. The course can also be taken as part of a career enhancement route.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Engineering
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/btec-level-3-foundation-award-in-advanced-manufacturing-engineering-full-time
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Course Information for Students

The city of Derby and the surrounding area is world-renowned for its engineering and manufacturing industry and is populated with world leading employers and their high-quality supply chains.

The engineering sector is also still growing at a considerable rate, particularly with the development of new technologies which in turn has led to skill shortages and demand for high performing engineers.

Using the latest suite of qualifications, the one-year full-time BTEC Foundation Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering has been designed to support school leavers and adults who wish to further their development as engineers, leading to a highly rewarding and well paid career in this sector. The course can also be taken as part of a career enhancement route.

Prior achievement of the following GCSEs and grades is necessary:

  • English 4/C
  • Maths 4/C
  • Science 4/C

For adults wishing for career advancement or change, prior achievement of an Engineering qualification at Level 2, or relevant work experience, will be required. Alternatively, they will need evidence of study of related vocational qualifications at Levels 2/3.

To achieve the BTEC Foundation Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, students must complete one mandatory unit, and at least two optional units. The mandatory unit is:

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace

Optional units available include:

  • Further Engineering Mathematics
  • Electro, Pnuematic and Hydraulic Systems and Devices
  • Selecting and Using Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Manufacturing Planning
  • Industrial Robot Technology
  • Engineering Project

Opportunity also exists on this study programme to develop students’ practical skills.

This course will be delivered on-site.

In addition to regular writing materials and a scientific calculator, specific PPE may need to be purchased for selected activities.

You will be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Written assignments
  • Practical assessments
  • Presentations
  • Industry project

On successful achievement of the Foundation Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, you could progress to a BTEC Award/Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

Careers

Alternatively, and with employment in a qualifying role, an apprenticeship in engineering or career as an engineering technician would be possible: this qualification can be used as credits/evidence towards the apprenticeship knowledge elements.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Engineering Technicians

£40493

Engineering Technicians

Civil Engineers

£47465

Civil Engineers

Design and Development Engineers

£47368

Design and Development Engineers

IT Engineers

£29175

IT Engineers

Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers

£91912

Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers

Mechanical Engineers

£47927

Mechanical Engineers

Engineering Professionals n.e.c.

£45110

Engineering Professionals n.e.c.

Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

£26963

Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

Electronics Engineers

£44042

Electronics Engineers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:54 pm