A Level Engineering

Qualification: A Level

Examining board: Pearson

Course specification:

A Level Engineering

Course leader: Mr Lennox

Years taught: 12, 13

What will I be doing on this course?

Engineering Materials, Processes and Techniques

The Role of the Engineer

Principles of Design, Planning and Prototyping (DESIGN AND MAKE)

Applied Engineering Systems (EXAM)

The Engineering Environment

Applied Design, Planning and Prototyping (DESIGN AND MAKE)

Units covered

How this course is assessed

All Single Award Advanced GCE qualifications in this suite comprise six equally-weighted units and contain an Advanced Subsidiary subset of three AS units.

The AS is the first half of a GCE course and contributes 50 per cent of the total Advanced GCE marks. The A2, the second half of the Advanced GCE, comprises the other 50 per cent of the total Advanced GCE marks.

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Progression/future opportunities

This qualification provides progression to further education, training or employment. Appropriate further education includes Edexcel Level 4 BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering, NVQ Engineering Levels 3/4, appropriate foundation degrees or degrees in engineering-related subjects.