Course Code: EC1FE416 Engineering - Level 3 Diploma Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 05 Sep 2022 Bispham Campus 2 Years Apply now 01 Aug 2023 Bispham Campus 2 Years Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Prepare for a career as an engineering technician or operative with this level 3 course. The focus is on developing your skills and knowledge in a range of electrical/electronic and mechanical disciplines as you gain an insight into the wider engineering industry. Here at B&FC, we are an enthusiastic, expert and experienced team, and fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed for your future career. Successful completion of the course will equip you to progress to a degree-level course or you might prefer to go straight into employment. Entry Requirements 4 GCSEs grade 4 or above or Level 2 relevant qualification. Require English OR Maths at grade 4 or above a successful interview with a tutor the ability to study independently a genuine interest in the subject good communication skills hardworking approach towards the industry All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course. Essential Skills – English and Maths If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject. Qualification Obtained BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering Core modules include: Engineering Principles Delivering Engineering Processes Safely as a Team Engineering Product Design and Manufacture Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering Specialist Engineering Project Industry Placement and Field Trips This course has a mandatory work placement of 20 hours and also includes one or more field trips (see other costs for more details). We will support you in achieving your work placement requirements. Learning and Teaching Methods We use a variety of learning and teaching methods, which emphasise the link between knowledge and application. These might include lectures, demonstrations, practical investigations, seminars, workshops, tutorials, group and individual project work, supervised independent learning, open and resource-based learning, online learning and work placements. Teaching and learning will also take the form of large and small groups, with a blend of tutor-led, student-led and independent learning sessions. This provides a motivating, supportive learning experience which enables everyone to achieve their potential Each module is delivered over a maximum of 60 hours of lessons, divided between theory and practical work appropriate to that module's content. Typically, each taught hour should typically be accompanied by an hour of independent study. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods During each module you will undertake a range of assignments, designed to assess your skills, experience and knowledge. These will consist of practical-based studies, research, written assignments, and individual and group presentations. There are also controlled exams for some modules. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: Pearson Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Successful completion of this course will provide you with a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering. The next stage in your journey to becoming a fully qualified engineer is the Level 3 Extended Diploma.