5 A*-C GCSEs including maths at grade B.


To be successful on the course you should be organised, independent, have good communication skills, be con dent in your practical skills and have good time management.


You will gain a variety of valuable skills, all of which are valuable in either employment or progression into higher education.

The transferable skills that are particularly developed include; the ability to learn independently, the ability to research actively and methodically, to be able to give presentations and be active group members, reading scientific and technical texts, effective writing, analytical skills, practical skills.


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What will I study?

This course will develop your engineering knowledge across a number of subject areas, giving you the broad engineering grounding necessary to allow you to progress on to the career or university course of your choice.

During this course you could study computer aided design, mathematics, mechanical principles, electrical and electronic principals, engineering materials, health and safety in engineering, robotics, engineering design and computer numerical control in engineering.


Why study Engineering?

Engineering is one of the most exciting careers you can find yourself entering; it spans an incredible wealth of opportunities in an industry that continues to define the way we live. From robotics and artificial intelligence, through advanced manufacturing and the world of materials for the 21st century, to designing the next generation of unmanned aircraft and automobiles. The sky really is the limit.

NSETC works with a number of key engineering employers in the area and their support and input to the programme adds the necessary context and opportunities for students to visit and experience engineering in the flesh. You will work on projects across a number of engineering disciplines, while gaining the fundamental knowledge within specific subject areas.

Where will this course lead me?

This course will give you the knowledge, experience and level of qualification to be able to progress on to university, employment or an advanced apprenticeship.