Newcastle College University Centre has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This programme is a nationally recognised qualification that will provide you with entry-level industry knowledge and practical skills in aircraft maintenance engineering. Combined with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) basic skills and competencies throughout the modules, this one-year course will prepare you for degree level study. After successful completion you will be guaranteed to progress on to year two of the BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. This programme was developed with employers and industry bodies to ensure all requirements are met for both the academic requirements of the programme and the requirements of the aviation industry. On successful completion of the Certificate in Higher Education, you will have the opportunity to progress to study the same curriculum as the BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree in year two. Successful completion of the qualification offers career opportunities in aircraft maintenance and repair.
Academic Study Skills, Aircraft Physics, Electrical Fundamentals, Maintenance Practices, Materials and Hardware, Maths for Engineers, Personal Development, Work Related Learning.
Learning methods are varied and include practical workshops, field trips, assignment work, reports, projects, simulations, portfolios, presentations and examinations. Modules are designed to assist you with your own personal and professional development and support your transition into higher education and employment. In addition, the mandatory modules will help you assume greater independence and responsibility for your own learning. You’ll also have access to industry resources, hangar environments and local commercial aircraft engineering developments and projects.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MPP||Maths, Science or Engineering subjects.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MM||Maths, Science or Engineering subjects.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||CC||Maths, Science or Engineering subjects.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Maths and English Language|
English language requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
Newcastle College University Centre
Rye Hill Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
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