Engineering Key Stage 4

In Year 10 and 11 students will undertake courses leading to the Edexcel BTEC Level 2 qualaification in Engineering.

In Year 11 pupils will complete the Unit 2 -Investigating an Engineering Product during year 10. In term 1 they research the engineering sector in preparation for their examination.

In term 2/3 pupils will be focusing on Unit 3- Electronic Circuit Design and Construction.

In term, Year 10 pupils will focus on understanding engineering sector in preparation for an examination. Term 2 and 3 pupils will be working on Unit 2 -Investigating an Engineering Product to complete for the end of year 10.

Year 10

Year 10
Half Term
Topics to be covered Home Learning
1Topic A1 Engineering sectors and products

Topic A2 Mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering processes

Topic A3 Scales of production

Topic A4 Modern production methods

Topic B1 Modern and smart materials in engineering

Topic B2 Modern material foams in engineering
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2Topic B3 Modern material processes in engineering

Topic B4 New technologies in engineering

Topic C1 Sustainable engineered products

Topic C2 Minimising waste production in engineering

Topic C3 Lean manufacturing

Topic C4 Renewable sources of energy in engineering
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3Topic A1 Technical specification

Assignment 1 Tasks
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4Topic B1 Selection of materials and components

Topic B2 Environmental impact

Topic B3 Alternative materials

Assignment 2 Tasks
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5Topic C1 Selection of production processes

Topic C2 Environmental impact

Topic C3 Comparing production processes

Assignment 3 Tasks
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6Topic D1 Quality control (QC)

Topic D2 Quality assurance (QA)

Assignment 4 Tasks

Completion and hand in of all 4 assignments, fully assessed by teacher and internally verified
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Year 11

Year 11
Half Term
Topics to be covered Home Learning
1Topic A1: Input components

Topic A2: Process components

Topic A3: Output components

Topic A4: Passive components

Topic A5: Power
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2Assignment 1 Tasks

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Topic B1: Circuit design

Topic B2: Circuit board construction

Assignment 2 Tasks
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3Assignment 2 Tasks

Topic C1: Circuit soldering techniques

Topic C2: Risk assessments
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4Assignment 3 Tasks

Topic D1: Testing electronic circuits

Assignment 4 Tasks
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5Assignment 4 Tasks

All BTEC coursework completed and sent to moderator
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