Purpose of qualification
The EAL Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies is a Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ). It has been specifically designed for learners undertaking a range of pathways within an advanced Apprenticeship or 16-19 year old learners in full time education who are interested in pursuing a career in the engineering sector, including occupations and job roles such as maintenance engineer, mechanical engineer, welder and/or fabricator, and electrical and/or electronic engineer. The qualification may also be suitable for other learners, including adults, who are interested in engineering technology and/or are considering a career change. 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 within the Engineering Sector.
This is a one year course leading to a second year Extended Diploma for those who wants to move on to HE or advanced apprenticeship.
This qualification has one mcluding practicals 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. Fabrication & Welding Principals
1. MMA welding techniques including practicals
2. MIG welding techniques in
4.Plating and Fabrication
5. Engineering communications
Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.