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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (Manufacturing)

You will work towards a Professional Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (Manufacturing)
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
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Course Overview
This 1 year course is the equivalent to 2 AS levels. This course incorporates current technical knowledge with industry recognised practical training.

Subjects studied include:

  • Health & Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Mechanical Principles & Applications
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Engineering Drawing for Technicians
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Engineering Secondary & Finishing Techniques
  • Tutorial

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

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above OR BTEC Level 2 Diploma (Pass) in Engineering plus Level 2 Essential Skills.

Where will it take me?
Successful completion of this course will lead directly onto further study on the 1 year Diploma (top-up), which upon completion will be equivalent to 2 A Levels.

Alternatively the course may lead you to employment in areas within manufacturing engineering.

How will it make me more employable?

You will 'Get the Edge' by:

  • Gaining a professional 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?
Assessment is 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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