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BTEC Engineering

The BTEC Engineering Unit 1 External Exam

Your Unit 1 External Exam will test you on all of the content linked below. Use these resources to REVISE and PRACTICE for the test. It is not a mock, this is the real thing.

  • You will tested on everything from the list HERE
  • NEW: ZAF's overall Powerpoint covering all 3 learning aims is HERE

Past Papers

DETAILED Revision Resources

Learning Aim A

Learning Aim A Test Paper:

Learning Aim B

Modern and smart materials

Learning Aim B Test Paper:

Learning Aim C

Sustainable engineered products - Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

  • raw materials extraction
  • material production
  • production of parts
  • assembly
  • use
  • disposal/recycling

Minimising waste production in engineering

  • Reduce
  • Reuse
  • Recover
  • Recycle

Lean manufacturing

  • Just-in-Time
  • Kaizen
  • Poka-yoke

Renewable sources of energy in engineering

  • Wind energy using turbines and wind farms
  • Solar energy using photovoltaic cells and solar water heaters
  • Hydro energy using dams, barrages and wave power
  • Geothermal energy using heat pumps and exchanger

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