Engineering

Qualification: BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Engineering

Exam Board: Pearson Edexcel

Exam Website:  http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-firsts/engineering-2012-nqf.html

 

Exam Dates:

A 60 minute on-screen exam, date to be arranged in February and May 

 

Topic A.1: Engineering sectors and products

Topic A.2: Mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering processes

Topic A.3: Scales of production

Topic A.4: Modern production methods

Topic B.1: Modern and smart materials in engineering

Topic B.2: Modern material foams in engineering

Topic B.3: Modern material processes in engineering

Topic B.4: New technologies in engineering

Topic C.1: Sustainable engineered products

Topic C.2: Minimising waste production in engineering

Topic C.3: Lean manufacturing

Topic C.4: Renewable sources of energy in engineering

 

Revision:

Engineering revision booklets will be given out by Mrs. Finnegan

Other revision guides are available to purchase from Amazon:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/BTEC-First-Engineering-Student-Level/dp/1446902439/ref=pd_bxgy_14_img_3?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=S6476D7X6G0JDWVRC959

 

Revision websites:

https://www.engineerjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/where-to-start/the-different-types-of-engineering-sectors

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/textiles/texsystemspracticesrev3.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/graphics/designandmarketrev4.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_manufacturing

 

Revision Sessions:

Subject Specific Revision: Every Thursday 3.15-4 in A1

Teacher Revision: Your Engineering teacher will also let you know if and when they want you to attend specific revision sessions at lunch times to be arranged.