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Higher Level Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing

The Higher Level Apprenticeship in Manufacturing is a 3 year programme which consists of 1 day per week College Based Learning and 4 days Work Based Learning.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Higher Level Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing
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Bangor
Part-Time 10/09/2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 09:00-19:00
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During your study, you may need financial support and SERC is here to help. Find out more information on student fees and financial support in the Student Finance section.

Course Structure

Mechanical and Manufacturing engineers are creative problem solvers who require vision to work with a range of other engineers in the development of innovative and cost-effective products. Students must master modern technologies and skills such as robotics, computer-aided design and simulation.  During this course you will complete the Ulster University Foundation Degree in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering.

The teaching team consists of staff who are highly qualified with valuable industrial experience. Our staff are regularly trained to keep up to date with the changing needs of industry.

MODULES

Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electrical Science 1
  • CAD Techniques 1
  • Mechanical Science
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Materials

Year 2

  • CAD Techniques 2
  • Professional Studies
  • Automation and Fluid Power
  • Industrial Robot Technology
  • Energy and Maintenance Systems
  • PLCs

Year 3

  • CAD/CAM 1 and 2
  • Quality and BIT
  • Work based Learning 1 and 2
  • Mechatronics
Contact Hours

Contact Hours

8.5 hours' contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials

Personal Study to include Practical Assessments

A further average of 2-3 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.

Entry Requirements

General GCSE Requirements:

  • GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above
  • GCSE English Language Grade C or above or Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy

UCAS: 

A minimum of 48 UCAS points including:

  •  A-Levels to include a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject or
  • Level 3 National Award in Engineering
  • Currently are employed in the industry 

International Requirements:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5
  • Trinity ISE: Pass at Level III, or other University-approved equivalent qualifications.

Equivalent qualifications include:

  • Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
  • Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2) 

Tier 4 Students:

  • SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

Admissions

  • Successful completion of the admissions process

APEL

  • Provide evidence of ability to undertake the programme by meeting the requirements for the accreditation of prior experiential learning.  Further details on APEL can be found in the admissions section
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Candidates are assessed using a range of different methods. These include assessments, coursework, project based learning, presentations, practical, posters, leaflets, role-play, and case studies.  This is dependent on the requirements of each module of study.  Oral, written and online feedback will be provided during your course to help improve and monitor performance.
Where will it take me?

Successful completion of this course may enable you to apply to progress to a supervisory or management position within your company. Alternatively, successful completion, depending on grade will allow direct entry to Year 2 of the following degree programmes at Ulster University.

  • BEng Hons in Mechanical Engineering
  • BEng Hons in Mechatronic Engineering
How will it make me more employable?
This course will equip you with formal qualifications which will improve your job opportunities and employability skills in the engineering sector.  You will also gain a range of soft skills regarded as highly desirable by employers.
Additional Costs
There are no additional costs associated with this programme.
Accreditation
This programme is accredited by Ulster University.
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study. While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures 
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without prior consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted
  • Pass all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. *The minimum overall pas mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

During your study, you may need financial support and SERC is here to help with that. Find out more information on student fees and financial support in the Student Finance section.

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