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Part-time Level 3 Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – Mechanical

Course Name 
Part-time Level 3 Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – MechanicalAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Castleford Campus
Level Level 3
Start Date September
Duration 2 years
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body Pearson BTEC
Programme Design and Overview People employed in the engineering sector need to keep their skills up to date, while new entrants require the underpinning knowledge and specific techniques to meet the needs of modern industry. This course will develop your engineering skills and a range of personal skills that will help you to succeed in your working life.
What you will Study

You will study the following units:
Year 1 Units
· Health & Safety
· Communications
· Maths
· Engineering Materials
· Mechanical Principles
· Hydraulics & Pneumatics
Year 2 Units
· Engineering Project (double)
· Further Engineering Maths
· Applications of Mechanical Systems
· Further Mechanical Principles

How you will Learn

You will learn though classroom-based practical sessions or in the workshop and by directed assignment work.

You will need time for independent study to complete assignments

Nature of Assessments on the Programme

All units in this qualification are internally assessed and subject to external standardsverification.

The qualification and units are graded Pass/Merit/Distinction.

Entry Requirements Four GCSEs at grade A* - C in Maths, English and two Sciences Or An appropriate Level 2 qualification plus Level 2 English and Maths.
Attendance Expectations You will attend college one day per week, likely to be 9am -7.30pm
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/23

Course costs for students aged 19 or over - £5,421.00

If you are 19 or over and do not already have a level 3 qualification or higher, you may be able to access a free level 3 qualification with us.

If you earn below the National Living Wage (less than £19,305 annually) or are unemployed, from April you may also be able to access these qualifications for free.

If you are not eligible for a free L3 course, an Advanced Learner Loan may be available to cover your course fees

For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.

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Different fees apply to international/overseas students.

Financial Support Information

For more detailed information on financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.

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Further Study BTEC Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or another discipline HNC/HND.
Career Opportunities

If you are looking to move up the career ladder, this qualification will enhance your prospects of promotion. You will gain confidence as you develop analytical, communication and time-management skills which are all much sought after by employers.

Completion of this course will enable you to apply for an Advanced Apprenticeship. You could also apply for a wide range of highly skilled jobs as a technician engineer in mechanical engineering or in the manufacturing industry.

How to Apply

Please complete a Part-time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details

Please contact Stuart Steele on 01924 789465, or Course Information on 01924 789111.

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Course Groups (W) 19+ Loan
Subject Area (W) Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
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Information last amended: 09 June 2022 13:20

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