In the diverse engineering industry, you will develop a wide range of basic engineering skills and the course is ideally suited to people who wish to improve their education by progressing from Level One to Level Two. The course is made up of mandatory and optional units, such as welding and fabrication skills.
- Fabrication and welding
- Working safely in an engineering environment
- Working effectively and efficiently in engineering
- Using and communicating technical information
- Using hand tools
- Fitting techniques
- Producing components
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
The College also runs a Level Two Land-based Technology Diploma and apprenticeships with land-based companies.
Work as an operations engineer, operations analyst and systems administrator, among others, in the communication and technology industries.
One satisfactory reference is needed to study Level One and four GCSEs at grade D or above or equivalent are needed to study Level Two.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology
Ashley is travelling the world as a vehicle mechanic in the army after completing his two-year Engineering course.
He is confident his time at Bishop Burton College has prepared him for this exciting opportunity.
“We have covered a really wide variety of things,” said Ashley. “The tutors are always really helpful when you need them.
“I will now be joining the army as a vehicle mechanic and going around the world. The travelling, the fact I will be able to gain more
qualifications and get to make new friends all appeal to me.
“I have learned a lot at the College that will help me as I will be staying in the industry. There will be a lot of skills that I will be able to transfer over.
“I’ve really enjoyed my time at Bishop Burton.”