Engineering BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
What will you be working towards?
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This is a broad-base engineering course which covers many areas within the large umbrella of Engineering. Units covered are, Engineering Principles, Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team, Engineering Product Design and Manufacture, Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering, Welding Technology, Electronic Devices and Circuits, and Fabrication Manufacturing Processes. This qualification forms the first year of the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering. It combines substantial theoretical learning alongside an opportunity to develop practical work-related skills. It provides a challenging but enjoyable experience for those with an interest in science and maths and a satisfaction in practical applications and problem solving.
How will it be delivered?
You will be mostly assessed by completion of assignments rather than by exams. One unit is assessed by means of an exam. You can achieve grades at Pass, Merit, Distinction and Distinction*
You must achieve at least five GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 in four different subjects, including English Language, maths and science. If you have previously completed a First Diploma in Engineering, you should have achieved an overall grade of Merit.
Your next steps...
This course leads on to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering in the following year. This can provide a pathway to an Advanced Apprenticeship, Higher Apprenticeship, or Higher Education (i.e. HNC/HND/ Foundation Degree).