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Level 3 Engineering (Manufacturing) Diploma

Part Time

Course Overview

This BTEC qualification aims to equip new and existing personnel working in the general engineering field with the necessary skills required by a technician. It provides a good background in technical engineering and supports underpinning knowledge for NVQs at level 3. it is a recognised technical certificate for the advanced apprenticeship (Level 3).

Course Content

The main course topics include the following;

  • Health and Safety
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical principles
  • Electrical principles
  • Project
  • Electrical technology
  • Electronic fault finding & measurement 
  • Materials
  • Computer-aided design
  • Welding

Entry Requirement

GCSE English, maths and science at grade C/4 or above. 

The following may also be acceptable: BTEC First Certificate or Diploma, specific City & Guilds qualifications, BTEC GNVQ Intermediate. 
Applications from mature persons without any of these above may be considered.


You will be assessed by producing evidence that meets the outcomes of each unit. Assessment is continuous and includes assignments, projects and presentations together with any work-related projects that may meet the requirements. It is likely that the evidence provided will include and involve real work-based projects from your employer or other related companies.

Where does this course lead to

The successful completion of this course provides you with the progression to further higher education programmes such as an HNC or a Foundation Degree. The qualification is recognised by the Professional bodies towards registration as a Professional Engineer.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly on this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.


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Course Outline

Course Code: ERBL028
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 2 Years
Start Date: TBC.
Day & Time: Wed 9am to 5pm
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £7810.00)
Registration Fees: £215.00
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