Higher Level Apprenticeship in Mechatronics
This course is studied part time over 3 years.
The Higher Level Apprenticeship in Mechatronics comprises the following modules:
- Engineering Mathematics
- CAD Techniques
- Programming & Embedded Systems
- Electrical & Electronic Fundamentals
- Analogue & Digital Electronics
- Mechanical Fundamentals
- Professional Studies
- Automation, Robotics & PLCs
- Business Improvement Techniques
- Work- Based Learning
Available 21/22 Sessions
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Contact Hours per Week
8.5 hours contact time to include practical classes, lectures, workshops or tutorials
Personal Study to include Practical Assessments
A further average of 2-3 hours maximum studying and preparing assessments in your own time per week, including use of online materials.
General GCSE Requirements:
- GCSE Mathematics Grade C or above
- GCSE English Language Grade C or above or Pass in Level 2 Essential Skills Literacy
- 2 GCE A-Levels to include a STEM subject or a Level 3 vocational qualification in Engineering, equivalent to 56 UCAS points
Other Entry Requirements:
- Applicants must be employed by an approved engineering or manufacturing company by 4th September 2020
- Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
- IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5
- Trinity ISE: Pass at Level III, or other University-approved equivalent qualifications
Equivalent qualifications include:
- Grade C (or above) in GCSE English
- Essential Skills in Literacy (Level 2)
Tier 4 Students:
- SERC will only accept a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for issuing a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)
- Successful completion of the admissions process
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Where will it take me?
Successful completion of this course may enable you to apply to progress to a supervisory or management position within your company. Alternatively successful completion depending on performance will allow direct entry to Year 2 of the following degree programmes at Ulster University:
- BEng Hons in Mechatronic Engineering
How will it make me more employable?
This project is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Department for the Economy.
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