A BTEC in Engineering is a great choice for students looking for a practical and creative qualification. The course aims to provide you with the relevant skills and knowledge that employers value, as well as the confidence to progress into a fulfilling and exciting career.
Jobs in engineering are in demand. Our engineering courses provide a route into a range of industries including aerospace, automotive, rail, electronics and electrical engineering. With career opportunities existing in almost every industrial sector, you have a chance to help shape the world we live in.
Classes are taught in modern, well-equipped facilities with plenty of opportunities for hands-on learning and practical work experience.
The qualification includes mandatory and optional units, allowing you to specialise in one of a number of several disciplines:
After completing a Level 3 course, you will have the opportunity to progress into many employer-led apprenticeship programmes, e.g. Railway. Or you may opt to pursue higher studies from Levels 4-8 from September 2021 in our new Institute of Technology campus or a degree in Civil, Mechanical, Aeronautical or Chemical Engineering at university.
You could also become a track operative or signalling operative after completing the Rail Engineering Operative Apprenticeship through Newham College.