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Level 3 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

Lisburn, Bangor
34 Weeks
Level 3
Full-Time Study

Campus: Lisburn, Bangor

Course Code: 70116

Duration: 34 Weeks

Level: 3

Type: Full-Time

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


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Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing
70116 / BRF1A





Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing
70116 / LNF1A





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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:

 Onto employment or further study on one of our HE Engineering programmes


You'll Need:

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


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.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:
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