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Standard: Level 3

Course Length: 36 Months

Course Description 


An Engineering Design and Draughtsperson will produce designs and drawings for structures, electrical systems, control and instrumentation systems, mechanical components and rail infrastructure used in industrial and commercial environments.

This course has been chosen to meet the knowledge requirements of the apprenticeship standard, in addition to providing a broad based engineering curriculum that will stand the apprentice in good stead for the future. The BTEC Knowledge course covers a range of units from essential mathematics, through engineering principles and on to materials, drawing, CAD and CAM and electrical circuits and devices. The NVQ course focuses on the workplace experience and has the core units 1,2 and 3 and also units that can be tailored to the apprentice and their work environment and employer expectations.

Course Profile

Career Pathways


Those interested in progressing further in Engineering, for example to university or to register for professional status, should also consider these qualifications as part of their progression.

•         Level 4 diploma Technician in Engineering

•         Level 4 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering 

•         Level 4 Diploma in Civil Engineering 

•         Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering 

•         Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

•         Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Civil Engineering 

•         Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Engineering

 

Job Opportunities (Not an exhaustive list)


CAD Technician 
AutoCAD Designer 
Technical Draughtsperson
Steel Draughtsperson 
Electrical Engineering Draughtsperson
Scenic Draughtsperson
Design Engineer 
Metalwork Designer 
Engineering Designer
CAD Technician