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Qualification name Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Excellence, Achievement & Learning Limited
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2023
Cost £5,400.00
Cost description If aged 19 or over, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan or if aged 19-23 and do not have a level 3 or higher qualification, it may be free. More information at
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is suitable for those who wish to progress into electrical and/or mechanical engineering. The course is designed with Anglian Water Alliances with the specific aim of progressing into work with them.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will need: GCSE Maths at grade 5 or above At least four other GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English If you are aged 19 or older, relevant industry experience may be accepted. You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.

View the key features of this course.

On successful completion you will be guaranteed an interview with the alliance for their apprenticeship program which can then lead onto higher education and degree courses. The majority of study will be at the Wisbech campus, delivered by college tutors, through practical and theory based sessions. In addition to this, industry specialists from the alliance will contribute to the learning programme. An important element of the course is the work placement component, which will be with one or more of the alliance companies, where you will gain some valuable work experience. You will study the below units: - Engineering and environmental health and safety - Maintenance engineering principles - Computer aided design (CAD) techniques - Engineering mathematics - Metal inert gas, metal active gas (MIG/MAG) welding - Maintenance of mechanical systems - General engineering maintenance techniques - Mechanical engineering principles - Engineering design process - Engineering communications

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

There will be a series project assignments and tests over the duration of the course.

The College of West Anglia offers many opportunities to continue studying from entry level through to degrees at University Centre West Anglia. Some of the courses available for those who have successfully completed this course include:

Construction - Level 4 (HNC) (King's Lynn)

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Name Wisbech
Address Ramnoth Road
PE13 2JE
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Phone 01945 582561
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