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Course Type


Exam Board


Assessment Type

Exam and Coursework

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above in different subjects including English and Maths.

Course Overview

There are a total of four units to be studied, three of which are mandatory. Mandatory units include; Engineering Principles, Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team, and Engineering Product Design and Manufacture. Additionally, you will be able to study Computer Aided Design (CAD), building confidence in both 2d & 3d systems. A further option will explore digital manufacturing and make full use of the school’s 3d printer, laser cutter and CNC equipment.

Where will it lead?

The course provides a foundation from which to access higher education and more specialist courses allied to the Engineering sector. This could be engineering degrees offered by universities or more vocational, work-based, learning via apprenticeships. Employment within engineering remains buoyant, with industry demand for skilled workers frequently outstripping supply.

Glossopdale School & Sixth Form

Glossopdale School, Newshaw Ln, Hadfield, Glossop SK13 2DA