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Engineering, BTEC Extended Diploma
What will I do on this course?
This high-quality Level 3 engineering course can lead to an exciting career as an engineer. Equivalent to 3 A Levels, this two-year extended diploma has a blend of core engineering subjects, but also explores the future technologies that influence the sector.
The qualification offers both a practical and academic focus and will provide you with skills, knowledge and understanding of subjects such as robotics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electronic principles, materials and 3D printing within our new Engineering Centre workshops and laboratories. You’ll also cover topics including
This study programme also includes tutorial support, employability development, work experience, and vocational study skills.
How will I be assessed?
We will assess your assignments, practical work and final project.
What could I do after this course?
You’ll have the skills to enter employment in the engineering sector. You could also progress to a range of Level 4 engineering courses, including the Engineering HND, Engineering Higher Apprenticeship or foundation degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Five GCSEs at grade 4/C and above, including English, maths and science. You’ll also be asked to attend an interview.
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What Our Students Say
Lewis Broom, Engineering Traineeship
“The classroom environment wasn't for me. I enjoy working with working with materials and making something I can be proud of.”
Course: Engineering Traineeship
What next? Lewis has now gained an apprenticeship at GKN following a successful traineeship