This course looks to provide you with specialised skills and knowledge in all aspects of Aeronautical Engineering
This qualification is the extension of the Level 3 Edexcel Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (Aeronautical Engineering Pathway) and looks to provide you with specialised skills and knowledge in aircraft materials and hardware, hydraulics, propulsion, airframes, avionics and more! Many students from this course look to move onto higher education or employment.
The diploma is equivalent to two A-Levels and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three.
The Brooklands name has a long association with the engineering industry and we’re very proud to continue the tradition through our wide range of engineering courses in well-equipped workshops.
Our excellent engineering facilities comprise several workshops including Aeroplane hanger (including a helicopter rig!) computer facilities and study areas.
Typical Units Covered:
Those who want to develop their aeronautical engineering skills to become a aeronautical engineering technician.
All units on the main programme are assessed through written assignments and phase tests for which you will be able to achieve pass, merit and distinction grades.
Cost for boots and overalls approximately £30.
All learners materials - £50
Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.
5 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above, ideally including English and Maths (some subject areas may require higher grades than grade 4 in a specific subject), or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 2 vocational qualification.
This qualification provides UCAS points for entry into Higher Education. Depending on your overall grade for the qualification you would be in a position to apply though UCAS for a place at a University, typically on an Engineering course of your choosing. You could also decide to continue your studies at Brooklands College, the Foundation Degree in Motorsport Engineering would be a good option if you were considering changing subject area.
If you would like to go out to employment at this stage then the world is your oyster. You will be a well-qualified aeronautical engineering technician that could make a positive step towards a career in aeronautical engineering.
Attending one of our Open Events is an opportunity to talk to knowledgeable tutors and view our excellent facilities