Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing

This 2-year course is the equivalent to 2 A levels. This course incorporates current technical knowledge with industry recognised practical training



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10424

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Study Type: Full-Time & Part-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Downpatrick
05/09/2022

Course Overview

This course is offered on a full time basis. 

This 2-year course is the equivalent to 2 A levels. This course incorporates current technical knowledge with industry recognised practical training


Course Modules

Subjects studied in year 1 may include:

  • Engineering Principles
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes safely as a Team
  • Engineering product Design and Manufacture
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
  • Manufacturing Secondary Machining Processes  

Units studies in year 2 include:

  • A Specialist Engineering Project         
  • Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems         
  • Modern Manufacturing Systems        
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing and planning        
  • Addictive Manufacturing Processes        
  • Manufacturing Computer Numerical Control Machining Processes

In addition to the above units you will also work towards a Professional/ Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability within the Engineering sector.

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 17.5 hours per week

Assessment for this programme is carried out on a continuous basis using a combination of written assignments and practical assessments for nine units. Engineering Principles and Engineering Product Design and Manufacture will require an external exam in year 1

Ideal If:

You would like to work in the manufacturing engineering sector

You'll Learn:

About Engineering Principles, Product Design and Manufacture and Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems

 

You'll Love:

The practical projects giving you the skills and knowledge for your career

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this course can lead to employment or further study on one of our HE Engineering programmes

 

You'll Need:

4 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably with Maths, English and one science or technology based subject. Or a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering.

 

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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Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing

This 2-year course is the equivalent to 2 A levels. This course incorporates current technical knowledge with industry recognised practical training

Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Downpatrick
05/09/2022

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