Lambeth College - Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (BTEC)

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Is this the course for you?

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.

This is an advanced technical qualification that can provide you with a direct route into Higher Education and degree-level study. 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.

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

Additional information: Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering

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 Extended Diploma in Engineering, you may wish to consider furthering your training with one of the following undergraduate programmes, available at London South Bank University (additional qualifications may be required):

  • Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Building Services Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

Fee Information - For Academic Year 2020/2021

Full Cost Co Funded Loan Employer Sponsored International
£3,794 - £3,162 - -

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