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Engineering (Applied 'AS' Level)

Appleby Heritage Centre

Course Description

Qualifications Available: Three qualifications are available: Advanced Subsidiary (Graded A-E) Course Outline: The engineering course aims to help you understand the nature and demands of different areas of engineering whilst developing an understanding of engineering technologies and the complex sub-groups that make up engineering and the related industries. It will help you to apply your understanding of engineering and its practical and technological aspects, through project-based study of engineering design, production, commissioning and maintenance. Method of Delivery: You will take part in projects (both real and simulations) to investigate and develop engineering skills. Future Prospects: This course can allow you to progress into Higher Education in a wide range of subjects. It also gives you a wide choice of possible future careers in the private and public sector. Course Content: Students complete modules in: Engineering Materials, Processes and Techniques The Role of the Engineer Principles of Design, Planning and Prototyping Assessment Methodology: Two thirds of the modules are assessed through completion of a portfolio, with the remaining units being assessed through external examinations. Assessment is continuous throughout the school year.

Qualifications Available: Three qualifications are available: Advanced Subsidiary (Graded A-E) Course Outline: The engineering course aims to help you understand the nature and demands of different areas of engineering whilst developing an understanding of engineering technologies and the complex sub-groups that make up engineering and the related industries. It will help you to apply your...

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