The 1 year programme consists of a Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering (1.5 ‘A’ Level equivalent) and a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations. The second year consists of a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (top up to 3 ‘A’ Level equivalent).
In addition, you will follow an individual programme of essential skills development (campus and grade profile dependant) potentially including: Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate, literacy, numeracy, tutorial and employability.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- classroom sessions
- presentations and demonstrations
- student centred work
- practical workshop sessions
- virtual learning environment (Moodle or Google Classrooms)
- ILT and remote learning
- Industry visits
- 150 hours work experience
Your programme will include a combination of:
- Essential Skills qualifications and/or
- GCSE resits and/or
- The Welsh Baccalaureate
Welsh Baccalaureate is a valuable qualification which is often studied alongside your Level 3 full-time course.
The qualification is graded A*-E, carrying the equivalent UCAS points at Level 3, and equips you with transferable personal and business skills. It is highly regarded by universities and employers alike.
As part of the qualification, you will learn about Global Citizenship, Enterprise and Employability and take part in community engagement and work experience.
This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills
This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.