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Start Date2 Sept 2024
Course: Ulster University Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship Mechanical Engineering (Pending Validation)Campus: Strand RoadType: Part TimeStart Date: 02/09/2024Fees:
- Site location Strand Road
- Mathematics for Engineering
- Mechanical Science
- Graphical Communication and CAD
- Business Management and Improvement Techniques
- Engineering Materials
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
- Engineering Mechanics
- Engineering Design with Parametric CAD
- Heat Transfer
- Strength of Materials
- Work Based Learning
UK Requirements56 UCAS points; Applicants must have Level 3 passes in at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology (or equivalent), and a minimum Grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics* and English (or University-approved equivalent**).OR Relevant Access course with an overall mark of at least 41%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject.
ROI Requirements56 UCAS Points; Applicants must have at least one of Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology Engineering, Science or Technology at H5 Higher level and 4 OLCs (Grade O4 or above) Maths and English at Grade H6 or above (Higher Level) or Grade O4 or above (Ordinary Level) if not sitting at Higher Level OR Relevant Access course with an overall mark of at least 41%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject
You will need to be in employment or about to take up employment in a company relevant to your chosen profession. You can be an existing employee upskilling and moving to a new job role or a newly recruited employee taking up a permanent contract of employment.
Further StudyIf pathways to HLA level 6 - 7 studies exist then participants may wish to consider continuing their progression as a Higher Level Apprentice. Successful completion of the Foundation Degree with appropriate grades enables progression to Year 2 BEng (Hons) degree pathway of related degree at Ulster University or similar degrees at other universities. Your Future Career Careers in engineering are popular due to their prestige, positive job outlook and the higher than average salary.
Career ProspectsWhether you want to specialise in mechanical, manufacturing, production, aeronautical, energy supply, renewables, communications or maintenance engineering, there is a wide range of engineering opportunities available in Ireland, the UK and abroad.
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