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  • engineering

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Part time

  • Level:

    Level 3

  • Duration:

    10 weeks: Start date 19 April 2021 – 25 June 2021

Course Overview

The Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies is a Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ). It has been specifically designed for adult learners who are interested in pursuing a career in the engineering sector, including occupations and job roles such as maintenance engineer, mechanical engineer, welder and/or fabricator, and electrical and/or electronic engineer. The qualification is suitable for other learners, including adults, who are interested in engineering technology and/or are considering a career change.

Course Highlights

You will learn to use milling and cutting machines as well as basic engineering principles, these contribute to developing the skills and knowledge that have been identified to operate effectively in job roles within the Engineering Sector.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

HNC Level 4 in Engineering, access to University to study a BA or BSc in Engineering.

UCAS Tariff Points:

  • Distinction – 48 Points, Merit – 32 Points , Pass – 16 Points


Assessment methods within this qualification include an on-screen multiple choice examination for one mandatory unit and one optional unit and Centre marked practical and theory assessments for the second mandatory unit and other units within a pathway. Assessment methods have been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners for all units.

Entry Requirements

Learners should be able to demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required to comply with the health and safety aspects of the scheme, the completion of the learning outcomes, and the assessments. English Level 2 & Maths Level 2.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.