Engineering - Level 3 Diploma
Course Code: EC1FE416
In line with Government advice and guidance we plan to have 100% face to face delivery for all Further Education courses for 16 - 18 year olds from September 2021.
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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.
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.
Teaching and Learning Methods
This highly practical course is made up of the following
- engineering practical (workshop-based, typically 7 hours per week)
- engineering/industry theory (class-based, typically 6 hours per week)
- work experience/work placement
- higher education
- study skills tutorial
Our expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways so they use a range of teaching methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential.
Each week totals around 16 timetabled hours, including 3 hours’ independent study.
We provide you with lots of support, including regular target setting and progress reviews.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of further 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.
Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.