Full Time BTEC First Diploma - Engineering

BTEC

In Abingdon

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Description

  • Type

    BTEC

  • Location

    Abingdon

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Start date

    Different dates available

BTEC First Diploma is a practical, work-related course. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities. It covers the basic knowledge and technical practical skills, providing a good foundation for future career opportunities or progression to a more advanced work-related qualification. The BTEC First Diploma consists of a.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Start date

Abingdon (Oxfordshire)
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Wootton Road, OX14 1GG

Start date

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About this course

Admission is subject to interview and you will need to have at least 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including Maths, Science and English, and a satisfactory school reference.

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Subjects

  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Mathematics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Electrical
  • Materials
  • systems
  • Full Time
  • GCSE Mathematics
  • Maths

Course programme


BTEC First Diploma in Engineering

  • Subject area:Engineering
  • Course type:Full time



Course description
BTEC First Diploma is a practical, work-related course. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations and activities. It covers the basic knowledge and technical practical skills, providing a good foundation for future career opportunities or progression to a more advanced work-related qualification.
The BTEC First Diploma consists of a combination of â€OEfull†and â€OEhalf†units, Four mandatory core units and Four specialist units.
Core Units:
• Applied Electrical and Mechanical Science (half unit)
• Mathematics for Engineering Technicians (half unit)
• Working Practices (half unit)
• Using and Interpreting Engineering Information (half unit)
Specialist Units:
• Secondary Machining Techniques (full unit)
• Electronic Circuit Construction and Testing (full unit)
• Using CAD in Engineering (full unit)
• Electronic Devices and Communication Applications (full unit)
In addition, you take a Level 1 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations, and take part in two weeks work experience.
All BTEC First Diploma qualifications include Key Skills and you will undertake the Communication, Application of Number or IT key skills. These are transferable skills, which
play an essential role in developing personal effectiveness for adult and working life and in the application of specific vocational skills.

Final award
Edexcel (BTEC) First Diploma in Engineering.

Entry requirements
Admission is subject to interview and you will need to have at least 4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including Maths, Science and English, and a satisfactory school reference.

Additional information

*Students aged 16-18 will not be required to pay the full course fee, in most cases your fee will not exceed £150. Please contact us if you need more information regarding fees for full-time courses.

Code Campus Duration Start date Day(s)
FFAB101P Abingdon Campus 1 year Sep 2010 Mon to Fri

Full Time BTEC First Diploma - Engineering

Price on request