What experience and skills will you gain?
You will study a mix of compulsory and optional modules in a variety of topics.
What do you need to apply?
- 4 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-C or 9-4, including science, English Language and maths
- Or Level 2 vocational qualification and a Functional Skills Level 2 English and maths qualification
Additional information: This is a year one of a two years course equivalent to 1.5 A Levels.
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of practical assessments, coursework, project work, and examinations.
Where can this course take you?
Note: If you are 19+, and you do not have a Level 3 qualification, this course will be FREE to you (FULLY FUNDED by the UK government as part of the Lifelong Learning package).
The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering is a serious course, for those of you serious about a successful and rewarding career in the engineering industry.
Whether you are looking to enter the mechanical, electrical, or maintenance sectors, this course will provide you with advanced hands-on practical instruction, and in-depth theoretical teaching, using industry-standard technology and equipment.
You will develop essential knowledge and skills in advanced topics as varied as: commercial aspects of engineering organisations; properties and applications of engineering materials; further mechanical principles and applications; further mathematics for engineering technicians; principles and applications of analogue electronics; and further electrical principles.
On this course you will further develop your knowledge of the principles, practices, and theory that are essential to the engineering industry, whilst also gaining a thorough understanding of workplace health and safety, correct working practices, communications, and the industry-standards that your future career as an engineering technician requires.