Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Mechatronics
Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Mechatronics (Year 1)
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Modules studied in year 1 include:
- Engineering Principles
- Delivery of Engineering Processes safely as a Team
- Engineering Product Design and Manufacture
- Manufacturing Secondary Machining Processes
- Electronic Devices and Circuits
Units studied in year 2 include:
- A Specialist Engineering Project
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Electronic Printed Circuit Board Design and Manufacture
- Manufacturing Computer Numerical Control Machining Processes
- Mechanical Measurement and Inspection
- Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems
In addition to the above units you will also work towards a Professional/ Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability within the Engineering sector.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Math's or ICT.
You will attend college a minimum of 17.5 hours per week
Assessment for this programme is carried out on a continuous basis using a combination of written assignments and practical assessments for nine units. Engineering Principles and Engineering Product Design and Manufacture will require an external exam in year 1.
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