Manufacturing Engineering - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

1. Course details

Qualification name BTEC Extended Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering (QCF)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2020
Cost description This course is free for students aged 16-18
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

This two-year course (equivalent to 3 A Levels) focuses on aspects of engineering from the manufacturing sectors. It is based in our modern engineering workshops at the Feltham Skills Centre, where you will learn specialist skills and knowledge related to managing engineering projects, CAD, CAM, CNC, electronics, welding and with an additional opportunity to study theory of flight. There will be an engineering project in the second year. The Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels. This program can lead to higher education or apprenticeship.

3. Entry requirements

At least 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C / grades 9-4 including maths or a merit or distinction in a relevant subject at Level 2 with functional skills in English and maths. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

Assessment will be based on completion of assignments and set coursework which go together to produce your final portfolio.

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name West Thames College Skills + Logistics Centre
Address Boundaries Road
TW13 5DR
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