You will be taught at our state-of-the-art CEMAST campus and have access to facilities such as a design suite, CAD/CAM, 3D Printing and Manufacturing workshop. This is an opportunity to really develop your practical skills alongside the analytical skills and knowledge required for Higher

Education. CEMAST has been developed alongside employers and there will be the opportunity to work on projects with industry representatives, or with your own employer, to ensure that the skills you develop improve your employability. You will be taught through practical demonstrations, workshop demonstrations, presentations and lectures.

The course is primarily for people who are currently working in a related field who wish to gain a qualification in recognition of their skills and knowledge or who would like to build on existing expertise. It is anticipated that a portion of the course will be linked to work-based learning or to workplace simulations. This course is ideal for people wanting to progress their careers into management or gain professional recognition, by progressing to Incorporated Engineer Status.

You must have the ability to self-motivate and a willingness to learn new skills and techniques.

You must achieve a minimum of 120 credits to gain this qualification. 50 credits are achieved by completing the following mandatory core units:

  • Analytical methods for engineers
  • Engineering science (mechanical and electrical)
  • Project design, implementation and evaluation.

The remaining credits are achieved through the completion of specialist units which include:

  • Application of machine tools
  • Computer-aided machining
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Engineering Thermodynamics.

Assessment will be facilitated through assignments, practical assessment and/or examinations.

Building Talent Together

This particular course represents a pathway to further progression towards higher level qualifications that are run by the South Coast Institute of Technology.

The South Coast Institute of Technology is a collaboration of five further education colleges and two universities. We work with well known employers to deliver industry-led courses which fill skills gaps and support the economic growth of the South Coast. You can read more about the South Coast Institute of Technology by clicking the button below. South Coast IoT

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Tuition fees are payable for all Higher Education courses and the fee for this course is displayed in the information above. This can be paid for in a number of ways:

• HE Loan (or Advanced Learner Loan for some courses)
• Instalment Plan
• Lump sum

HE Loans are easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000.

If you applying for our Level 4 Creative Enterprise Diploma, there may be no fees to pay if you are under 19 at the start of the course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 200.