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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (General Engineering)


This 1 year course is the equivalent to 2 AS Levels and combines a mix of theoretical and practical training.

Course Overview

This 1 year course is the equivalent to 2 AS levels and combines a mix of theoretical and practical training . Subjects studied include:

  • Health & Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Mechanical Principles & Applications
  • Maths for Engineering Technicians
  • Principles & Applications of Electronic Devices & Circuits
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Microprocessors in Engineering

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in these subjects. You will attend college a minimum of 15 hours per week.

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Ideal If:
you would like to work in the engineering industry within the field of mechatronics.
You'll Learn:
about mechanical principles and applications, principles and applications of electronic devices and circuits and computer aided drafting.
You'll Love:
the chance to get involved in projects utilising modern industry standard equipment and software.
You'll Progress:
onto employment or further study on the Level 3 Diploma in Engineering.
You'll Need:
4 GCSEs at C or above preferably including Maths and English, or equivalent Level 2 engineering qualification. 
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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