Course Level: Level 3

Exam Board: OCR

Specification link: Click to View

Entry requirements: Grade 6 or above in a computing or graphic design related subject. Where this is not an option a keen interest in digital design and a grade 6 or above in Maths and English would also be considered.

Course Description

This course will cover a broad spectrum of engineering knowledge and combine it with a practical focus on the design and manufacture of engineered products.

You will be assessed through a combination of External exams and Internal Controlled Assessments.

Course Profile

Career Pathways

L3 Engineering leads to Level 4 and Level 5 Engineering. It also leads to apprenticeships and direct employment.

It may be the springboard that you need to discover where your engineering vocation lies.

This could lead to Civil Engineering or Quantity surveying as a career.


Job Opportunities

You could work in a wide and exciting range of industrys, you could work in the water industry, you could work in building services, you could choose a career as a materials engineer or a manufacturing engineer.

This could lead to: biomedical engineering, making prosthetic limbs, Formula 1 making parts for and building racing cars. You could end up developing and making parts for technologies that don’t even exist yet!


Further Reading

Institute of Mechancial Engineers website

Howstuffworks.com