Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies
With this advanced course you'll be working in our industry-standard engineering workshops, learning all of the skills and knowledge you need to work successfully in the industry. You'll study mechanical engineering principles, advanced manufacture techniques, as well as computer aided design, advanced milling and advanced turning.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take two years to complete.
What will I study?
You will cover the following units:
- Engineering and environmental health and safety
- Mechanical engineering principles
- Computer aided design (CAD) techniques
- Maintenance of mechanical systems
- Advanced manufacture techniques - computer numerical control (CNC)
- Advanced milling
- Advanced turning
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed by internally set tests and assignments.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or above, including maths and science.
English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.
However, if you are 19+, course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information, please click here.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
Upon completion of this course, you could continue your studies on a higher level qualification by progressing onto the engineering HNC/HND at University Centre St Helens.
Alternatively, you may choose to look for employment in the industry or progress onto a higher apprenticeship, where you'll gain further qualifications whilst earning some money.Ref: Neil Johnson