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Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Engineering (QCF)


Level 3


The BTEC 90-Credit Diploma in Engineering is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding required for success in a range of mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering occupations. The qualification is also suitable for learners who have not yet decided on a particular engineering specialism and who wish to gain a broader understanding of engineering. Learners will have the opportunity to link with a local firm and be mentored for the duration of their course.


Duration: Session dependent
Hours per Week: Session dependent
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Course Content

Delivery will be on a full time basis. Mandatory Units: Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace; Mechanical Principles and Applications. Specialist Units (sample, subject to change): Mathematics for Engineering Technicians; Engineering Drawing for Technicians; Electrical Installation; Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials; Engineering Secondary and Finishing Techniques and Processes; Selecting and Using Programmable Logic Controllers.

Assessment Method

To successfully achieve this qualification a learner must complete all units. Assessment is by means of a series of internally set assignments and projects.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification is equivalent to AS Levels and upon completion learners can choose to progress to an Extended Diploma in Engineering.

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Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at Grades A*-C including Maths or BTEC Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in a related subject (Merit or Distinction grade) with Essential Skills. Entry is subject to a successful interview.

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Course Costs

Total Fee Session dependent
Reduced Fee Session dependent

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Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 04 September 2017
Time: 00:00–00:00
Fee: £0.00
Reduced Fee: £0.00
Places Available: 0
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