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Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies – Mechanical

This qualification has been developed to provide students with underpinning knowledge and related practical skills in a range of engineering subjects, along with practical experience and expectations of the situations that they could face in an engineering job role. The qualification does not require evidence of occupational competence in the workplace. However, the units of the qualification have been derived from the relevant National Occupational Standards and so contribute to developing the skills and knowledge that have been identified to operate effectively in job roles the Engineering Sector.

Key Information

  • Duration

    This a a one year couse with an option to take the second year Extended Diploma.

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This qualification has one mandatory core unit, which provides learners with an understanding of engineering environmental health and safety, one optional unit in Group A and five optional units in Group B. The qualification structure is listed
A Engineering environment Health & Safety
B Mechanical maintenance Principal
1. CAD
2.Engineering maths
3. Further maths
4. Pneumatics principals including practicals
5. Hydraulic Principals including practicals.

Assessment methods within this qualification include an on-screen multiple choice examination for one mandatory unit and one optional unit and Centre marked practical and theory assessments for the second mandatory unit and other units within a pathway. Assessment methods have been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners for all units. The on-screen multiple choice examinations are set by EAL and marked by EAL. The internal assessment is set by EAL and marked by members of the delivery team at the Centre. Where the assessment takes the form of written/short answer or multiple choice question papers, these must be treated as controlled assessments. All assessment decisions are then subject to internal and external quality assurance.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


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Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

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Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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