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Programme overview

If you’re hands-on, analytical and logical, engineering is an exciting and rewarding career choice. Designed with both universities and employers in mind, this programme will prepare you for the growing number of opportunities becoming available. You will develop subject-specific knowledge alongside practical and problem-solving skills as you specialise in one of three distinct branches of engineering: Aeronautical; Electrical and Electronic; and Manufacturing.

Entry Requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4/A*-C including Maths and Science. Applicants with a grade 3 in English will be accepted, but must study a GCSE in English alongside this programme.

Course Facts

You will study topics such as electrical and electronic principles, mechanical principles and applications, computer-aided design (CAD), hydraulic and pneumatic, and systems and programmable logic controllers.


Assessment takes place through a range of methods, including presentations, written assignments, practical tasks, examinations and an engineering project. Part of the course will be based at Lancashire Energy HQ, equipped with industry-standard resources.


Contextual learning is embedded within this programme and our students have enjoyed collaborating on projects with employers such as Magellan Engineering and Blackpool Transport.

Next Steps

Successful completion of the programme will qualify you to continue your studies to degree level. Doing an industry apprenticeship is also an option and we have excellent links with organisations such as BAE Systems, Westinghouse Springfields, EDF Energy, Scanlite Electronics, SPS Europe Ltd and United Utilities.

How to Apply

Ready to make your career dreams a reality at the Fylde’s specialist sixth form college this September?

Sign up to enrol now at Lytham Sixth Form College between 9am and 4.30pm to secure your place or call 01253 504672.

The easiest way to apply for your place is to apply online or print a downloadable version. Alternatively you can get hold of a form by:

  • Telephoning the Contact Centre on 01253 504343
  • Emailing a request (including your name, address and date of birth) to
  • Collecting a form from Reception at the Lytham Sixth Form College (address below)

Once you’ve completed the form (you may wish to keep a copy) send the original form as soon as possible to:

Lytham Sixth Form College
Church Road
Lytham St. Annes

Apply Online

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