ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION
CONSTRUCTION/ENGINEERING ACCESS TO HE LEVEL 3 FF3JCON1L0 | ONE YEAR COURSE OVERVIEW
Study skills units would cover topics such as:
The is a one year intensive course for mature learners aged 19+. The Access programme is designed to help you gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to study at degree level on a range of courses including Construction Technology, Site Management and Civil Engineering. On successful completion of this Access course, you will be able to progress to a degree programme or equivalent in a range of Construction or Engineering related subjects including Civil Engineering and Site Management.
• Academic Writing
WHAT WILL I LEARN? The units cover a wide range of topics, both subject specific and more generic study skills. The subject specific units may include: • Construction Technology • Sustainability and Materials Engineering
• Research Skills • Algebra
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED? You will be assessed throughout the course through a combination of presentations, written assignments, exams and reports.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You are expected to be working at Level 2, which is equivalent to a GCSE at grade 4 or above. You will be asked to undertake an initial assessment to demonstrate your competence in English and Maths. The maths content of the course is significant.
GENERAL ENGINEERING HND
DF5VMEC1L1 | TWO YEARS COURSE OVERVIEW
Year 2 core units:
Through the HND you will gain the skills, knowledge and experience to progress directly into employment and have the necessary transferable skills for the engineering industries.
• Analytic Methods (continued)
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will cover the following topics:
You will be assessed through assignments, projects, practical exercises and examinations.
• Electrical Engineering: This discipline will equip students to work within the fields of electrical and electronic engineering where electrical or electronic systems are in use. • Manufacturing Engineering: This discipline will prepare students to work in computer aided design and/or the manufacturing environment.
Year 1 core units: • Analytic Methods
• Engineering Science • Project Design
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You will need to have successfully completed a Level 3 Certificate in Engineering or two appropriate A Levels. You will also need GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above. All suitable applicants will be required to have a formal interview and complete diagnostic assessments to ensure that you are working at the appropriate level to progress onto a Level 5 qualification.
• Engineering Science • Project Design Course guide 2019/20 I 51