Northern Regional College

Full Time Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering

Northern Regional College
In Newtownabbey

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Newtownabbey (Northern Ireland)
Duration 2 Years
  • BTEC
  • Newtownabbey (Northern Ireland)
  • Duration:
    2 Years

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Newtownabbey (County Antrim)
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400 Shore Road, BT37 9RS


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· Requirements

Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above or other relevant qualifications. GCSEs must include Maths and Science.

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Course programme

2 Years Full-time
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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have at least 4 GCSE’s at Grade C or above or other relevant qualifications. GCSE’s must include Maths and two Science related subjects. A Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Engineering with Merit grades in both Applied Electrical and Mechanical Science and Maths for Engineering Technicians will be considered.

In circumstances where there are more applications for the course
than there are places available, the College reserves the right to select candidates from those achieving the highest grades.

If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualification. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable.

Course Content

The Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma is made
up of 6 core units and 11 specialist

Core Units are:
• Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
• Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
• Communications for Engineering Technicians
• Engineering Project
• Electrical & Electronic Principles
• Mechanical Principles & Applications

Throughout both years of the course the students undertake practical workshop activities to enhance the theoretical studies undertaken.

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