Access to Higher Education Diploma Construction & Engineering

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Access to Higher Education Diploma
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Construction & Engineering
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(Full Time - 1 year)

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Designed to provide the help you need to progress onto a university-level course, this Access To Higher Education Diploma in Engineering will you give a wide range of foundation skills and knowledge so that you can meet the demand for skilled engineers in a variety of fields, and enjoy a lifelong career in the industry.

You'll study a number of different units in Maths and Physics, focusing on topics that include differentiation, AC waveforms, electromagnetic Induction and applied electronics. You'll also learn about the properties of matter as well as developing skills in the use of number and algebra.

This diploma will also develop your personal skills too, with a focus on the use of word processing programmes, spreadsheets and other advanced ICT techniques to give you an additional advantage when securing a job in this sector.

If you'd like to apply for this course, you should have a GCSE in English at grade C/4 or above, and a Maths GCSE at grade C/4 or above. It would also be helpful to have a GCSE in Physics or Core plus Additional Science at a grade C/4 or higher. We will also accept IELTS at 6.5 or above with no aspect under 6.0 in place of GCSE English. Prospective students should check the entry requirements of their preferred university to ensure the best possible opportunity for progression.

Assessments for this course will differ depending on the unit, but will include a variety of practical assignments, set tasks and written exams.

Progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. Click Here to explore courses and apply.

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Depending on your circumstances, you may need to pay tuition fees for this Access to Higher Education Diploma.

There are a number of different funding and finance options to help you afford your tuition here at The Manchester College, with dedicated support from the government, bursaries and grants, and special loans to cover any tuition fees.

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Construction & Engineering

From the foundations of a building to the finishing paintwork on a brand new vehicle, the construction and automotive world has a massive impact on literally everything around us.

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