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Engineering

Edexcel Level 2 BTEC First Award in Engineering

This course is designed to inspire students through a variety of Engineering based activities. Students will be encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning and develop skills essential for the modern workplace. All learners are required to complete a programme of core and specialist optional units up to a total of 120 guided learning hours.

What will I study?

The course will include:

  • Two core units:
  • The Engineered World – an externally assessed unit (1 hour examination).
  • Investigating an Engineered Product – internally assessed folder and practical work.
  • Specialist units dealing with:
  • Machining techniques

How will I be assessed?

  • Teacher assessments recorded against the course criteria throughout assignments.
  • Teacher observations of safe workshop
  • The production of engineered products and work pieces.
  • A one hour online examination
  • Peer and self-assessment.

Future opportunities

This course is suited to learners wanting to:

  • Gain employment in the engineering sector on leaving school at 18.
  • Continue with further education progressing to more advanced BTEC courses.