About the course

This course will give you the knowledge, understanding and competencies required for gaining employment in the mechanical and electrical industries or for progressing to Higher Education.

What you will study

  • Mechanical principles and applications
  • Properties and applications of engineering materials
  • Communications
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Thermodynamics and hydraulics
  • Electro, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and devices
  • Engineering design and drawing
  • English, maths, science and IT


  • A strong emphasis is placed on practical work and several assignments, projects and practical units are completed throughout the two year course

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs - grades A* - C / 9 - 4 including English and maths
  • OR Engineering Level 3 Diploma 90
  • Selection is by interview and internal tests

Moving forward

  • Higher National Diploma or Degree course at university

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