KS5 – Tech Level 3 Foundation Engineering These pioneering and rigorous new qualifications offer a great alternative to the current vocational qualifications and enable learners aged 16+ to progress into employment, an apprenticeship or further study at university. AQA developed them with leading employers, colleges and professional bodies, who fully endorse their credibility. This is what makes the Tech-levels in Engineering unique. Working with employers on their design means learn the transferable skills that employers and higher education providers say are critical to successful progression. Content Learners gain the core technical knowledge required to work in today’s engineering industry and cover topics such as: the scientific principles used to identify the most suitable materials in a given engineering context – 1hour 45 min externally set and marked exam; mechanical engineering systems and components – externally set and marked practical assignment; the process of engineering design – internally set and marked assignment. the process of planning and manufacturing an engineering product in quantity – internally set and marked assignment. Transferable skills are valued by employers and higher education alike. The following transferable skills have been contextualised into the content of this qualification: communication (oral and written) teamwork problem-solving. Assessment The Foundation Tech-level in Engineering requires 360 guided learning hours (GLH). This is the equivalent of one A-level. Distinction* = A*, Distinction = A, Merit = C, Pass = E. What do I need to study the course? Preferably achieved a grade 6 or above in any Design & Technology GCSE and Maths & Science. Alternatively, good grades in your GCSEs and a willingness to work hard to learn new concepts and develop practical skills.
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