ECITB Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) Programme - Level 3 

Start Date End Date Attendance Location
11/09/2017 22/06/2018 STEM Centre Apply Now


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Course Title

ECITB Introduction to Engineering Construction (ITEC) Programme - Level 3

Course Overview

This is a unique programme developed with ECITB for an overview and introduction to Engineering (ITEC) of varying disciplines. Learners will complete a BTEC L3 90 credit Diploma in Engineering covering areas of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Welding & Fabrication. The course will be further enhanced by developing practical skills in workshops for machining, basic hand tools, welding and electrical industrial practices. Phase tests will monitor your progress and competency in each area.

Awarding Body



Level 3

What will I study?

BTEC L3 90 credit Diploma in Engineering:
Theoretical Knowledege skills
Health and Safety In the Engineering Workplace – Mandatory
Mechanical Principles and Applications – Mandatory
Electrical and Electronic Principles - Selected
Maths for Engineering Technicians – Selected
Mechanical Measurement and Inspection techniques – Selected
Applications of Mechanical Systems – Selected
Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials – Selected
Welding technology – Selected
Fabrication Processes and Technology – Selected
Practical skills:
ECITB designed assessments in the workshops for
Electrical circuit wiring and testing
Machining using lathes and milling machines
Hydraulic systems design and test
Manual Metal Arc Welding MMA and Oxy Fuel cutting techniques

What are the Entry Requirements?

Applicants must have gained 4 GCSE Grades at 4/5 old C grade or above must include Maths, English Language, science and one other plus a successful interview.

How will I be Assessed?

Assessments for the BTEC will be by way of assignments which will include technical reports, observations and witness statements. Practical elements are assessed by phase tests demonstrating accepted standards of competency.


1 Year

What Equipment will I need?

All equipment will be supplied by the college

When will I study?

September - June
5 days a week 9.00 - 5.00pm

Will I have to pay Fees?

You will not have to pay Tuition Fees if you are under 19 on 31 August in the year of your entry to the course. You must also satisfy UK / EEA residency rules.

If you are over 19 or have any questions regarding residency rules, please contact (01642) 333586. If you are re-sitting an examination you will have to pay the fees.

Venue / Location

STEM Building

How do I apply?

Applications by letter of interest and CV directed to Steven Ankers Executive Director of Engineering and Construction.

Support & Facilities

Middlesbrough College welcomes applications from people with a learning difficulty, learning disability or any additional support need. We aim to provide the appropriate resources, facilities and services to enable you to be successful in your chosen programme of study.

We have a fantastic Additional Learning Support and Student Services team who can assist with a wide range of issues.

Further details about Additional Learning Support can be found in the 'Transitions Information Pack' brochure, please call 01642 333700 if you would like a copy.

What can I do next?

Could lead to Apprenticeship in Engineering or progress son to a FT course Extended Diploma in Engineering on completion leading to HE/University.

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