Lambeth College - Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering (BTEC)


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Is this the course for you?

If you're looking for a one-year engineering qualification that can provide you with access to Higher Education, offers the flexibility to tailor your study to suit your desired career path, and is highly respected in both electronic and mechanical engineering sectors, then look no further, because this is the course for you.

The Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering is an advanced technical qualification that can take you a huge-step closer to your goal of becoming a fully-qualified engineer. On this course you will develop your in-depth knowledge of the principles, practices, and theory that are essential to the engineering industry, whilst also increasing your practical and technical skills.

Through a mix of compulsory and optional modules, you can concentrate your study on either mechanical, or electrical and electronic principles and applications, whilst also gaining a thorough understanding of health and safety, correct working practices, and the industry-standards that your future career requires.

This course will cover engineering areas as varied as mathematics for engineering technicians, engineering design and drawing, electrical technology, communications in the engineering industry, properties of engineering materials, CAD, thermodynamics and hydraulics, and much more besides.

What modules will you do?

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 English Language
  • Level 2 vocational qualification and a Level 2 English qualification

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?

After successfully passing the Level 3 90-credit in Engineering, you may wish to consider furthering your training with one of the following Lambeth College courses, or continuing your studies at degree-level with London South Bank University (additional qualifications may be required):

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (BTEC)
  • Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Civil Engineering (OCNLR)
  • Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Electrical & Electronic Engineering (OCNLR)
  • Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

Engineering Careers

Engineering technicians

Est. annual wage £44,000

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Civil engineers

Est. annual wage £46,000

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Design and development engineers

Est. annual wage £50,000

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