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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Engineering Level 3 Extended Diploma

Level 3

Course code: G20D192
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Engineering
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £235.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course is designed to further develop the practical skills and theoretical understanding of engineering in the modern world. The focus of this course is on the skills and understanding associated with modern engineering concepts and products, the materials associated with them and the techniques used to service, repair and manufacture them. You’ll further develop your skills in our fantastic workshops, using a range of specialist equipment, under the guidance of our expert staff, who have extensive industrial experience in the engineering sector.

Why choose us

We have an incredible Engineering team, with extensive industrial experience from a range of Engineering industries. Our workshops and labs have everything you need to design, test, develop and manufacture products. You have access to the very latest engineering equipment including our machine shop, CNC Mill, CAD suite, robotics, 3D printers, laser cutters and electronics lab.

What you could do next

Progression routes may include: HNC in Engineering or other university-level courses, apprenticeship in Engineering. Employment options may include engineering project manager or engineering design and manufacture.

Popular modules

  • Engineering Product Design and Manufacture

  • Computer Aided Design in Engineering

  • Manufacturing Secondary Machining Processes

  • Programmable Logic Controllers

Assessment methods

Assessments will be via external exams, controlled internal assessment and written assignments

Entry requirements

GCSE grade 5 in maths, and a minimum of four other GSCEs at grade 4, including English, or successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade and good progress with English and maths, ideally GCSE grade 4 or equivalent.