This course is designed to cover a broad spectrum of engineering subjects allowing you to obtain the relevant skills and qualification to progress to higher education in an engineering discipline and to obtain skills relevant to industry. The Level 3 Diploma is the equivalent of 3 GCE A Levels. Units may typically include: Electrical/Electronic Principles; Selecting and Using Programmable Controllers; Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits; Electronic Circuit Design and Manufacture; Health and Safety; Engineering Drawing; Microprocessor Systems; Electronic Measurement and testing and controlling systems using IT. If required, you will also undertake Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. An additional module to enhance your employability may also be included as part of the programme.
This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability
This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.
Following completion of the extended diploma you may progress to a higher education course (Foundation Degree/Degree or HND) or to a technician level post in industry.
Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria.
In addition, applicants must possess a Grade B or above in GCSE Maths or they must possess a Level 2 Numeracy qualification along with a Level 2 qualification in an engineering related discipline.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.