Engineering Technology – Level 3 Diploma
Level: 3 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
Details: Various weekdays/times available, please enquire
What is this course about?
This course is designed to give you the knowledge and understanding of the principles and practical skills needed for a career in a broad range of engineering fields. The course provides an ideal opportunity for learners without relevant experience to develop the necessary skills and underpinning knowledge to progress to an apprenticeship in engineering. The course content will focus on the essential skills needed of engineering craftsmen and technicians e.g. health and safety, hand fitting techniques, welding, maintenance and advanced machining techniques.
Why choose this course?
You will be joining a supportive and enthusiastic team of qualified engineers who will provide support and guidance throughout your course. You will make new friends and enjoy a range of activities with opportunities to experience the world of engineering through trips, visits and speakers. There may also be opportunities to progress to an engineering apprenticeship at the end of the course for suitable candidates.
Level 2 in Engineering
Students also require GCSE C/4 or Level 2 in English and maths or to complete an online assessment at your interview and get a Level 1 or higher in English and maths.
What will this course lead on to?
The course is designed to allow students to progress to an engineering apprenticeship or further study at an equivalent or higher level.
What will I learn on this course?
This course has a practical focus which is complemented by theoretical input to develop the underpinning knowledge and essential skills needed to become a successful engineer, e.g. teamwork, communication and analytical techniques.
You will also have tutorial sessions which will involve 1 to 1 discussions with your personal tutor to monitor your progress and support you during your course.
You will have an opportunity to take part in a range of enrichment activities such as 5 a side football, practical projects, etc.. together with educational visits to engineering companies such as Jaguar Landrover and Fiddlers Ferry Power Station.
How will I be assessed?
The course comprises ten units over the one year duration and units are assessed by externally marked assessments and internally centre marked assessments of practical skills and knowledge.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Engineering technology learners will be expected to purchase a recommended course book, and provide their own safety footwear and overalls.
Engineering Technology (Age 19+) Course fee: To be confirmed for 2020
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An Advanced Learner Loan is also available for this course. It will fully cover your fees with no repayments until you earn £26,575 or more per year.
This course can be paid in instalments.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes