Engineering and Manufacturing

Diploma in Engineering, Level 3

Course overview

Are you a natural problem solver who likes fixing things? Do you have a mechanical mind? Are you curious about how things work?

This course is designed specifically in response to industry feedback and is suitable for Modern Apprenticeship Programmes and learners who don't have access to NVQs through the work place. The qualification provides the candidate with the opportunity to progress through different levels and increase their skills and knowledge in the engineering field.

Core Units:
Work Effectively and Safely in an Engineering Environment
Engineering Principles and Practice
Principal Units:
Principals of Mechanical Manufacture
Two Optional Units:

One further unit * from: CNC Machining or Computer Aided Design *please note your choice of further unit may be restricted by class demand.

Entry requirements

It is expected that candidates should have Applying Engineering Principles Level 2, Certificate in Engineering 2800 level 2 or equivalent in order to be able to satisfactorily complete the course of study. Without evidence of formal qualifications, candidates must be able to demonstrate prior adequate knowledge and experience necessary to complete the course.

How will I be assessed?

Core units are assessed by an on-line computer multi-choice exam paper. The principle unit is assessed by a centre written exam. All optional units are assessed by practical assignments. On successful completion of two core units, one principles unit and three optional units a City & Guilds

What can I do next

With your Diploma in Engineering, Level 3, you can progress to a HNC in Mechanical Engineering