Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing
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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
About Engineering Principles, Product Design and Manufacture and Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
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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.
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