The College of West Anglia
Engineering - Level 3 (Extended Diploma)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

If you are interested in pursuing a career in engineering, this course is for you, providing advanced study to enable you to progress into employment or further study.

Some of the units you may study include:

  • Health and safety

  • Communications for engineering technicians

  • Engineering project

  • Mathematics for engineering technicians

  • Mechanical principles and applications

  • Engineering design

  • Commercial aspects of engineering organisations

  • Properties and applications of engineering materials

  • Computer aided drafting

  • Mechanical measurement and inspection techniques

  • Fabrication processes and technology

  • Welding technology

  • Applications of computer numerical control in engineering

  • Further mathematics for engineering technicians

  • Setting and proving secondary processing machines

QUALIFICATION DETAILS

BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering (Level 3)

BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering (Level 3)

This is a two-year programme and extended diploma courses have three achievement points. You will work towards the Subsidiary Diploma qualification in the first year of the course and will have the opportunity to work towards either the Diploma or the Extended Diploma in the second year.



Students aged 16 to 18 who do not already have GCSE qualifications in maths and/or English at grades 4 (C) - 9 (A*) will take qualifications in English and/or maths as part of their vocational study programme - this is a government requirement.

Find out more about the other components of our vocational study programmes, including iCWA and work experience here.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You will need:

5 GCSEs 4-9 (A-C) including English (4 or above) and Maths (5 or above)

If you are aged 19 or older, relevant industry experience may be accepted.

You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.

ASSESSMENT DETAILS

There will be a series project assignments and tests over the duration of the course.

START TIME AND ATTENDANCE DETAILS

This course is available from 02/09/2019 at King's Lynn

This course is Full-Time

COURSE LENGTH

2 Years

FEE DETAILS

Age 16-18
If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, all full-time courses have a resource fee attached and there may also be additional fees for materials, kits and trips. For details of resource fees for your course, please use our fee calculator.

Age 19+
Fees for students aged 19+ vary according to programme, age and circumstances. For further details and to calculate the fees for your course, please use our fee calculator. There may also be additional fees for materials, kits and trips.

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