Key Details

  • Available at
    Dolgellau, Llangefni, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    3
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    Engineering and Power Technology, Personal Learning Account, International
  • Course Length

    1-2 years

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Bilingual

    This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

    • Dolgellau

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

The programme is useful if you're looking to progress directly to a career in Maintenance, Operations, Design, Production Engineering or Technical Services. Alternatively, the course will also allow you go to study Higher Level courses in Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or Production Engineering.

The course is practical and work-related, and you will learn by completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. The qualification is valued by both employers and universities, and will prepare you for both professional and educational progress.

Entry Criteria

  • Five GCSEs at Grade ‘C' or above including Maths, English or Welsh, and Science, and at least a grade B in Mathematics (Higher Tier), OR
  • A relevant Level 2 qualification

Equivalent experience will be considered on an individual case basis

Places on the programme are subject to interview.

Delivery

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • practical workshop sessions
  • classroom sessions
  • student centred work
  • demonstrations
  • discussions
  • tutorials
  • work experience
  • virtual learning environment (MOODLE).

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • time constrained assignment
  • ongoing observation
  • assessment of your practical work, - multiple-choice tests
  • written controlled assessments

Progression

The programme is widely accepted by Universities. You could progress onto a number of programmes at Grwp Llandrillo Menai including:

  • HNC in General Engineering
  • HNC / HND Mechanical Technology
  • HNC / HND Electrical and Electronic Technology

University degrees might include: Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Power Engineering.

Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships are also an attractive option if you are looking for employment in the local area or with larger national companies.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Rhos-on-Sea
Llangefni