Mechanical Engineers work to research, develop and manage projects devising innovative solutions in design and manufacture. Graduates find roles within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of how advanced and innovative engineering underpins the mechanical design, advanced manufacturing and technical service areas of the industry. This course can also form part of a Higher Apprenticeship.
Example modules include:
You will need to study a number of units in order to achieve this qualification and areas of study may include:
Teaching and Assessment
You will learn through a combination of lectures, directed study, assignment work, practical exercises and the completion of a work-based project relevant to your employment or industry.
Assessment will be via assignments and may include laboratory work, investigations, projects, practical exercises and integrative assignments that link various subject areas.
You could choose to progress onto an HND Top-up course, which focuses on the management of the engineering industry, or study a Degree course at a university of your choice. Alternatively, you could progress to employment.
Upon completion you may gain employment or progress your career in the engineering sector within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water.
You will require full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject and at least 4 GCSE at grade A* - C, including Maths and English or their Level 2 equivalents. For mature applicants we will accept a wide range of qualifications and experience and we encourage you to contact us.