What will I learn?

Our Cert HE programmes have been specifically designed to give you a range of SKILLS sought by employers when considering applications to HIGHER and DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS.

During your studies, you will gain the specialist and transferable skills to enable you to identify and solve real-world engineering problems and to confidently apply knowledge in a dynamic workplace environment.

The programme team will work with you to develop your practical, verbal and written skills - whilst allowing you to demonstrate to potential employers that you can plan and work effectively independently and with other people to deliver on your objectives… the skills that employers want!

  • The course will be delivered through a mix of online delivery, face to face theory and practical sessions.
  • This will be delivered over 3 days per week in a blended learning format with an additional period of workplace learning.
  • Theory and practical sessions will be at UWTSD’s new Waterfront campus in Swansea.

The programme team will work with students and industrial partners to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience within a real industrial environment or within the university.

5 Reasons to study this course

  1. Develop the skills that employers really want in their recruits
  2. Enhance your chance of gaining a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship placement – separate yourself from the competition!
  3. Delivery consists of lots of practical sessions where you will develop hands-on skills as well as knowing the theory.
  4. Study with a university who has a strong track record in delivering Higher and Degree Apprenticeship provision.
  5. Let UWTSD (and its extensive network of industrial contacts) support you in your development.

Course Overview

The course will be delivered through a mix of online delivery, face to face theory and practical sessions. This will be delivered over 3 days per week in a blended learning format. Theory and practical sessions will be at UWTSD’s new Waterfront campus in Swansea.

The programme team will work with students and industrial partners to provide opportunities for students to gain work experience within a real industrial environment or within the university.

Assessment

The module assessments are comprised of coursework, portfolios and in-class lab-based exercises in order to closely resemble the way in which you will use knowledge and skills in the workplace.

Career Opportunities

Employability skills are embedded within each of the modules of the programmes. Communication, work-place etiquette, creative problem solving, team working and practical skills are developed further throughout the programme. 

After successful completion of the Certificate of Higher Education Programmes, students may choose to stay at the University and progress onto various BEng, BSc, HND or HNC programmes.

Which department am I in?

Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 18,574) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea

UWTSD,

Kings Road,

Swansea,

SA1 8AL, Wales

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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