Courses for a career in Engineering
What course to take for a career in engineering?
We have created this section to show you what courses are available to you in England so that it can help you get a career in Engineering. It is important to chose the right courses at certain stages of your educational life so that they can help you obtain a career in your chosen industry.
Level 1 & 2
- GCSE Science
- GCSE Additional Science
- GCSE Additional Applied Science
- GCSE Applied Science (Double Award)
- GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry, GCSE Physics ('Triple Science')
- GCSE Maths
- BTEC First Certificate in Applied Science
- BTEC First Diploma in Applied Science
- OCR National (Level 2) Award Science
- OCR National (Level 2) Certificate Science
- City and Guilds (Level 2) e.g. Certificate in Engineering, Engineering Maintenance
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- GCE AS and A Level Biology, Maths, Chemistry and Physics, Further Maths
- GCE AS and A Level Applied Science (single and double awards)
- BTEC National Awards in Biology, Maths, Chemistry and Physics
- BTEC National Certificate in Applied Science
- BTEC National Diploma in Applied Science
- City and Guilds (Level 3(+) e.g. Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering
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- Young Apprenticeships (appropriate for Key Stage 4)
- Apprenticeships - the framework contains NVQ Level 2 and a technical certificate such as BTEC First Certificates and Diplomas
- Advanced Apprenticeships - the framework contains NVQ Level 3 and a technical certificate such as a BTEC National Certificates and Diplomas
Diplomas at Foundation, Higher and Advanced Levels in:
- Construction and the Built Environment