Engineering

Engineering Design

Contact: Mr S Furmidge, Director of Learning-Technology

Introduction:

This BTEC qualification has been developed by the Royal Academy of Engineering and includes content to allow pupils to have a taste of engineering.

What will it be like:

The BTECs have a strong focus on the practical application of the skills learned and on problem solving, which will prepare students equally well for further education. Students will focus equally on technical and employability skills, specific knowledge in the sector, and training in transferable skills such as self-management, team-working, problem-solving and communication.

Areas of study will include:

  • Designing and Making
  • Students will pick up problem-solving skills and see how the practical application of science can make difference to everyday lives

Beyond Year 11:

The BTECs have a strong focus on the practical application of the skills learned and on problem solving, which will prepare students equally well for further education, such as the advanced diploma in engineering, BTEC level 3 Nationals, GCE A Levels or apprenticeships.
 
 

 

Manufacturing Engineering

Contact: Mr S Furmidge, Director of Learning-Technology

Introduction:

This BTEC qualification has been developed by the Royal Academy of Engineering and includes content to allow pupils to have a taste of engineering.

What will it be like:

The BTECs have a strong focus on the practical application of the skills learned and on problem solving, which will prepare students equally well for further education. Students will focus equally on technical and employability skills, specific knowledge in the sector, and training in transferable skills such as self-management, team-working, problem-solving and communication.

Areas of study will include:

  • Materials and Components
  • Designing and Making
  • Students will pick up problem-solving skills and see how the practical application of science can make difference to everyday lives

Beyond Year 11:

The BTECs have a strong focus on the practical application of the skills learned and on problem solving, which will prepare students equally well for further education, such as the advanced diploma in engineering, BTEC level 3 Nationals, GCE A Levels or higher level apprenticeships.