Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma

Course Overview

If you have completed the National Foundation Diploma, you will be able to complete the National Extended Diploma Course which offers you more complex CAD and modelling skills. Fabrication, further maths, mechanical principles and hydraulic and pneumatic systems will give you a better understanding of the demands of industry. You will also be measuring and testing components and developing advanced circuit components whilst building your knowledge of the wider industry.

Course Requirements

You will need to have successfully completed the National Foundation Diploma in Engineering and have 5 GCSE's grades C or above (9-4) including English and maths.

Course Skills & Benefits

The course provides the opportunity for you to develop knowledge and skills in the design, development manufacture and maintenance of engineering products and systems. You will study mandatory units. All units must be passed to achieve the qualification.

Mandatory Units

Communications for technicians
Fabrication process and technology
Further mechanical principles and applications
Electro, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and devices
Further mathematics for engineering technicians
Engineering project

Optional Units

There are no optional units on this qualification.

Course Progression

After successful completion of this course you may go on to higher education or into a specialist area of employment.

Course Assessment

You will complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. All the units are assessed by course assignments, which meet grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction.

Course Finance

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time