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Engineering Bridging: Mechanical

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Open learning

Duration 51 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

This bridging course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation through a series of modules ranging from Thermofluids to Engineering Principles as well as providing a good grounding in Mathematics. It combines a strong basis for support in engineering techniques to provide a complementary blend of skills required to solve mechanical engineering problems in a wide variety of fields, such as the traditional energy and renewable energy, manufacturing and transport sectors.


This course is intended to meet the needs of the engineering student or employees and will ensure that you meet the requirements of future academic studies, especially if you have not studied for a long time. 


This is a short online course that will enable you to meet your specific needs or interests within the engineering disciplines and provide you with the entry requirement needed to join other College Engineering courses.

The course can be started anytime throughout the academic year and you will study at your own pace

The cost of the course is £175

What you will learn

  • Evaluation of formulae
  • Quadratic equations
  • Simultaneous equations
  • Indices
  • Trigonometry and functions
  • Scaling factors and units
  • Areas and volumes
  • Newton's laws
  • Measurement of acceleration, force and mass
  • Energy and laws
  • Gas laws
  • Practice test papers

How the course is assessed

  • Assessment is by practice test papers and supporting Lecturer feedback

Number of days per week

  • On-line distance learning studying at your own pace

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry qualifications as this is academic support so as to allow you to progress onto an Engineering mainstream course at NC or HN level

 

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Aligned to the online enhanced distance learning HNC Mechanical Engineering course
  • HNC/D Mechanical Engineering course
  • HNC/D Energy and Environmental Engineering course

 

 

Career options

You will study to a standard a range of mechanical engineering modules developing transferable skills and enabling you to develop skills you need to solve mechanical and manufacturing engineering problems which are essential for your future engineering career.
 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 01/08/22 51 Weeks

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