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Engineering (Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering) Level 3 Diploma – 2 year day release

Level 3

Course code: G20P264
Type: Part Time
Duration: 36 weeks per year
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 develop the theoretical understanding of Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering and compliment the skills that your are developing in your Engineering workplace. The focus of this course is on the understanding associated with modern Engineering concepts and products, the materials associated with them and the techniques used to service, repair and manufacture them.

What qualification will I gain?

Btec L3 National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical/Manufacturing Pathway)

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering

Popular modules

Year 1:

  • Unit 1 – Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace

  • Unit 4 – Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

  • Unit 6 – Electrical and Electronic Principles

  • Unit 35 – Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits

  • Unit 61 – Features and Applications of Electrical Machines

Year 2:

  • Unit 2 – Communications for Engineering Technicians

  • Unit 3 – Engineering Project (Double Unit)

  • Unit 25 – Selecting and Using Programmable Controllers

  • Unit 28 – Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

  • Unit 57 – Principles and Applications of Analogue Electronics

  • Unit 64 – Further Electrical Principles

Key facts

Part-time course delivered over 1 day a week over 2 years

Assessment methods

External and internal assessments & exams.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s Including maths at a grade 5 and English at a Grade 4