Diploma Engineering Diploma 3

1. Qualification details

Qualification name BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Engineering
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage http://www.tmc.ac.uk/courses/diploma-engineering
Course type Full time
Course start date 16 September 2019
Additional price description You can call our Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444 for details of the fees for this course.
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours
Support facilities Please go to website for details on facilities

2. Course description

This course is the perfect way to continue your journey to an amazing career in the engineering sector or to progress to higher education through applied learning. In addition to the core engineering qualification, you will gain employability skills, for example - cognitive and problem solving skills, intrapersonal and interpersonal skills as well as transferable knowledge and skills for higher education. Engineering covers a broad variety of roles and it involves the application of scientific principles and practical knowledge to transform ideas and materials into products and systems safely and support them during their lifetime. The qualification focuses on a broad range of engineering specialist areas including engineering principles and mathematics, health and safety, teamwork and interpreting and creating computer-aided engineering drawings, design and manufacture of products and commercial principles and understanding and application of quality systems.

3. Entry requirements

You will be required to have at least 5 GCSE's grade A to C or grade 4-9, with a minimum grade 5 in Maths and minimum grade C in Science or a Merit or above in a Level 2 BTEC First Diploma. Non standard UK qualifications will be accepted as long as the qualification is considered equivalent using the NARIC guidance.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Over one academic year with 15 guided learning hours per week, you will be assessed via a range of methods suited to vocational qualifications in the sector. There are three main forms of assessment - external, internal and synoptic. External assessment may be in the form of examinations or set tasks completed over a period of time. There will be an expectation to complete private study, preparation for and completion of assessment work, such as preparatory reading, revision and independent research.

6. Venue

Name Openshaw Campus
Address East Manchester Sixth Form
Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH
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Email enquiries@tmc.ac.uk
Phone 03333 222 444
Website http://tmc.ac.uk/locations/openshaw-campus

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
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