BTEC Engineering - Block B @ The Leigh Academy

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TLA-19
Qualification Type National Extended Certificate (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Students will study four units to provide them with the practical skills and theoretical principles that are essential for a successful future career in the Engineering sector. All units are set around a vocational context and are delivered through hands on practical application. Students will have access to a fully equipped workshop with up-to-date technologies and advice from specialist technicians. Students are required to provide clear and accurate evidence of their learning for all units and are encouraged to use their own learning styles to produce this evidence using a range of media. 


Year 1

Unit 1: Engineering Principles, Written Exam Externally Assessed, Unit 2: Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team, Internally Assessed,

Year 2 Unit 3: Engineering Product Design and Manufacture, Externally Assessed 8 hour controlled assessment. Unit 10: Computer Aided Design for Engineers.

How will it be delivered?

Written examination and both Internally and externally assessed units

Entry requirements

  • 5+ 9-4 grades in GCSEs including Grade 5 or above in Mathematics and Science. Merit or above in BTEC Level 2 Engineering.

Your next steps...

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Engineer
  • Designer
  • Teacher