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    I have previously completed a level 3 diploma in carpentery and joinery and following that a foundation degree. I pulled out of my 3rd year top up after realising that subject wasn’t for me. I am wanting a career change and to get into engineering. could anyone advise on the best route to follow? Would I be able to get funding to complete an engineering course?
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    (Original post by Confusedface)
    I have previously completed a level 3 diploma in carpentery and joinery and following that a foundation degree. I pulled out of my 3rd year top up after realising that subject wasn’t for me. I am wanting a career change and to get into engineering. could anyone advise on the best route to follow? Would I be able to get funding to complete an engineering course?
    Foundation and top up degree in what? How long were you doing these or rather how many years of funding did you receive? Do you actually know what you have to do to get into engineering? I suspect you may need a degree in it but where can you start with the qualifications you already have? This is something to check with unis. Alternatively you may want to go down the apprenticeship route?

    Smack may have more insight.
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    (Original post by Confusedface)
    I have previously completed a level 3 diploma in carpentery and joinery and following that a foundation degree. I pulled out of my 3rd year top up after realising that subject wasn’t for me. I am wanting a career change and to get into engineering. could anyone advise on the best route to follow? Would I be able to get funding to complete an engineering course?
    What qualifications do you currently have? You could look into apprenticeships or foundation courses (if you don't have A-levels in maths and physics).
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    My foundation degree is in law and criminology, I have used 3 years finance after dropping out of the 3rd year because it really didn’t interest me anymore. I’ve Also got a level 3 diploma in carpentery and joinery, which has been my job for the past 5 years. But I want to get into engineering and I know nothing I have done is related but I’m not sure what level I would need to start at, whether it would need to be from the beginning all over again.
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    (Original post by Confusedface)
    My foundation degree is in law and criminology, I have used 3 years finance after dropping out of the 3rd year because it really didn’t interest me anymore. I’ve Also got a level 3 diploma in carpentery and joinery, which has been my job for the past 5 years. But I want to get into engineering and I know nothing I have done is related but I’m not sure what level I would need to start at, whether it would need to be from the beginning all over again.
    Unless you can fund your own degree the best option is to do a degree level apprenticeship in engineering imo (check what you need to get onto it before hand) plenty of companies offer these

    Also what type of engineering do you want to go into?
 
 
 
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