Full-Time Vocational Course List

Construction

Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction Skills

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 1
Assessment: 100% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Bricklaying

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 100%Coursework/Practical
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply. For this course you may also have a Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction Skills.

C Skills Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Bench/Site Joinery

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply. Alternatively, you will have a Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction Skills.

Level 2 Intermediate Diploma in Plumbing & Heating Installation

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply. You will also require a Grade 4 in Maths.

Level 2 Intermediate Diploma in Electrical Installation

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply. You will also require a Grade 4 in Maths.

BTEC Level 3 National Subsidiary Diploma Construction and Built Environment

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Coursework/Practical
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply. For this course you must also have GCSE at Grade 4 or above in Science or you will have completed a Level 2 Diploma in a related subject along with GCSE Grade 4 in Maths and English. If you have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Construction you will have the necessary entry requirements for this course.

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Brickwork

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: NVQ 2
Assessment: 60% Coursework, 40% Exam
Entry Requirements: None

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Carpentry & Joinery

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: NVQ 2
Assessment: 60% Coursework, 40% Exam
Entry Requirements: None

Engineering

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Engineering

Duration: 12 months
Course Level: NVQ 2
Assessment: 70% Coursework, 30% Exam
Entry Requirements: None

Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering

Duration: 12 months
Course Level: NVQ 3
Assessment: 70% Coursework, 30% Exam
Entry Requirements: Intermediate Apprenticeship
in Engineering or equivalent

Level 1 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 1
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements:Standard Level 1 entry requirements apply. Plus at least a Grade 2 in GCSE Maths, English and Science.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework, 10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply.

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 2
Assessment: 90% Coursework,10% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply.

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Electrical Engineering)

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 60% Coursework, 40% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply, plus Grade 4 in English, Maths and Science.

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Mechanical Engineering)

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 60% Coursework, 40% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply, plus a Grade 4 in GCSE English, Maths and Science.

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies (Product Design)

Duration: 1 year
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment:60% Coursework, 40% Exam
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 entry requirements apply. For this course you will also have GCSE at Grade 4 or above in Science, Maths and English.

Higher National Certificate (HNC) in General Engineering

Level: 4
Duration: 18 months, part-time
Award: Pearson
2018-19 Fees: £6,950 (full-time); (pro-rata over 18 months)