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Engineering Diploma Level 3

The first year of the course involves studying a range of subjects that cover the mechanical as well as electrical and electronic fields in the engineering sector. This qualification is equivalent to 1.5 A–levels in engineering.
The second year involves a range of subjects that cover the mechanical as well as electrical and electronic fields in the engineering sector that will grant the applicant an Extended Diploma in Engineering with 180 credits. The first and second years of the course are equivalent to 3 A–levels in engineering.

Course Info

Level
Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Engineering
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Location
James Watt College
Next Start Date
07/09/2020
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE’s at grade B/C (6 -4) or above including maths, English & a very good School Report BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (Grade Merit + Report (Including 90% minimum attendance)

Delivery and Assessment

?Assignment based & In-class assessments (All assessments are internal) ?Units graded as a pass (P), merit (M) or distinction (D), dependent on the work completed throughout the course.

Progression

Year 1 ? BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering providing a minimum of a grade MM, with at least 90% attendance. ? Apprenticeships ? Course is equivalent to 1.5 A-level’s in overall value Year 2 ? HNC in Electrical/Electronic or Manufacturing Engineering ? Foundation Degree in Electronic/Control/Communications or Manufacturing Engineering ? Apprenticeships ? Course is equivalent to 3 A-level’s in overall value