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?
5 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade C or 4 or above or equivalent Level 2 vocational qualification at merit/pass or above.
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)