Solihull College & University Centre

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Solihull College & University Centre Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Coventry University

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This course, in combination with the follow on qualifications, HND and BSc, is designed to support you in completing the exam element of the EASA part 147 training certificate if you already have a job role in a relevant industry.

You must also accrue 5 years of practical experience in an aircraft maintenance role in order to be awarded the full training certificate. This can be done alongside your studies or after graduation.

In addition, there are many other aerospace relevant jobs which are available to graduates of either the HND or BSc top-up within manufacturing and repair/overhaul in the Midlands.

The programme has been aligned to the academic requirements for professional recognition as an Incorporated Engineer when combined with the BSc top-up

Course details

Modules

This course is designed to support successful completion of the EASA exams required for the EASA part 147 training certificate when combined with the following BSc top-up

You will study the following level 4 modules:

  • Engineering Mathematics*
  • Engineering Science*
  • Electrical Fundamentals*
  • Aircraft Materials and Hardware*
  • Aerodynamics*
  • Employability Skills+ and Human Factors*

*Aligned to EASA modules
+The Employability skills and Professional practices elements are required to meet national standards for engineering higher education.

Assessment method

A variety of methods of assessment will be used within the programme, including coursework, assignments, examinations, practical hand-skill assessments, experiments and presentations. Most modules consist of more than one method of assessment.

You will be required to sit additional examinations for the EASA modules.


How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

This course is not available for International applications


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points Must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.
A level DDDD - A*A*A*A* Must be in a relevant subject such as Engineering/Mathematics and/or Science disciplines.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM In a relevant Maths, Science or Engineering subject.
Access to HE Diploma D: 15 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 15 credits
Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Science or Engineering).Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.
Scottish Higher Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

We make offers based on an overall Merit profile (96 UCAS tariff points), we consideration all aspects of an application and applicants will receive a personalised offer from Solihull College & University Centre

Other qualifcations and combinations of qualifcations will be considered and maybe also acceptable - please contact headmissions@solihull.ac.uk

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.solihull.ac.uk/demographic/university-level-learner/category/aerospace-engineering/course/aircraft-maintenance-engineering-hnc-coventry-university/

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).

Interview

All applicants are required to attend an interview and will be notified of the date via email and UCAS Track. Applicants applying from outside the West Midlands alternative interview arrangements can be made for you but we strongly encourage all prospective applicants come along to view Solihull College and University Centre’s facilities and meet the teaching teams.
At Interview original certificates including GCSE’s will be required, applicants applying for our Early Years courses will be required to bring evidence of DBS check, Art & Design and Media students a portfolio or show reel will also be required for interview.
Mature students who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.
Please allow 28 working days from receiving of your application to a decision being made and UCAS Track to be updated. This time may increase if there is missing information from your application (applicants will be contacted directly to request this) or during busy application periods such as 15th January equal consideration date and possibly February.


English language requirements

Students who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, but can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4, 5 or 6 qualification, will be considered as eligible to apply for the programme/course.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £2,500 Year 1
EU £2,500 Year 1
England £2,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2,500 Year 1
Scotland £2,500 Year 1
Wales £2,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Some applicants may be required to pay higher fees depending on their entry level qualifications. For example if you already have a degree you may have to pay full tuition fees. We have a wide selection of library books and electronic books for you to use for this course. There is no set text. You will be expected to supply your own stationery such as folders, paper and pens. Connection to the internet is expected, but facilities are available at College to do this if necessary.

Sponsorship information

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying to study either full time or part time courses from September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

Provider information

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Solihull College & University Centre
Blossomfield Road
Solihull
B91 1SB


Course contact details

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Admissions

0121 678 7000

Fax: 0121 678 7200