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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.

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We have 2 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Downpatrick

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (General Engineering)
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
18 £0.00 Apply Now
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (General Engineering)
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
16 £0.00 Apply Now

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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.

Entry Requirements

You will need at least 1 of the following:

 4 GCSEs at grade C or above
 Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (Pass) plus Level 2 Essential Skills
Where will it take me?
Successful completion of this course will lead directly on to further study on the year 2 Diploma (top-up), which upon completion will be the equivalent to 2 A Levels.
Alternatively this course may lead on to employment within the engineering sector.
How will it make me more employable?

You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:

  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.

This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assesment will be continuous throughout the course with a combination of assignments and  practical tasks.
Additional Costs
There are no additional costs associated with the programme.
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