and understanding of:
Basic mathematics and science that are appropriate to
Principles of ict relevant to
General principles of design,
design techniques and characteristics of engineering materials and components
Elementary management and business
practices; professional and ethical responsibilities
techniques; requirements for safe operation
skills able to:
Select and apply appropriate mathematical methods and
principles of engineering science to model and analyse engineering situations.
Select and apply appropriate
computer-based methods to model and analyse engineering situations.
Analyse existing engineering
systems and create new systems through synthesis of ideas from a range of
Undertake project management tasks
and carry out financial appraisal of engineering projects
Apply engineering knowledge and
understanding to design a system, component or process to meet a need.
Practical skills able to:
Use relevant test and measurement equipment
Carry out practical hands-on
Use engineering it tools,
including writing computer programs
Test design ideas in the lab or
through simulation, with analysis and critical evaluation of results.
Take account of industrial and
commercial constraints in appropriate situations
project management techniques
Transferable skills able to:
in writing, orally, through presentations and through drawings.
general ict tools.
and retrieve information from libraries, databases and other sources
data, and present it in a variety of ways.
creativity and innovation in dealing with engineering situations.
their own time.
with limited or contradictory information.