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Course overview

During the course, you’ll develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, where
you’ll be working directly within the engineering and manufacturing industry and gaining an understanding
of how materials, conditions and context influence design processes and products.

In the workplace, you’ll also learn about material processing techniques and their effects on materials and material quality, the condition of materials, how these are managed, and material testing methods and techniques.

During your time on the course, you’ll also develop your basic business principles including commercial priorities and markets, customers/clients/partners and resource allocation, that affect the industry. As well as this, you’ll continue to enhance your knowledge and understanding of mathematics including standard matrices, determinants and standard trigonometry.

What are the entry requirements?

You'll need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including maths and English Language, in subjects that are relevant to the course you'd like to study. In addition to this, you'll also need a grade 5 or above in Science.

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of
exams, coursework, work based observations, an employer project and an end point assessment.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

This course will prepare you for a career in design and development for engineering and manufacturing.
Upon successful completion of the course, you may consider a career as a Mechanical Design Engineer or
Manufacturing Design Engineer.

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