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Qualification name Diploma in Engineering Technologies
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Excellence, Achievement & Learning Limited
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2022
Cost £3,345.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

This course is designed as a full time study programme route for 16-18 year olds only, or those who hold an EHC plan. This course is funded for many adults, depending on circumstances. Adults are able to enrol to this course and your fees may be covered. Please contact our student finance team to discuss your situation on 01325 503030

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

Minimum entry requirements are at least four GCSEs, including Maths and English Language, at grade 4 or higher. To progress into a second year of study (onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma course) you are required to pass your Foundation Diploma year.

View the key features of this course.

he EAL Level 3 Technical Diploma / Extended Diploma in Engineering Technologies is a Vocational Related Qualification (VRQ). It has been specifically designed for learners in full time education who are interested in pursuing a career in the engineering sector, including occupations and job roles such as maintenance engineer, mechanical engineer, welder and/or fabricator, and electrical and/or electronic engineer. The qualification is also suitable for other learners, including adults, who would like to progress to a higher level course. The vast majority of employers require certain technical skills and knowledge and they also look for employability skills to ensure that employees are effective in the workplace. These skills include self-management, team-working, business awareness, problem solving, communication, literacy and numeracy. Throughout the course students are helped to develop a range of employability skills.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

This is delivered in the classroom, workshop and via work experience.

Find out what material you will need.

Stationery and protective clothing

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment methods within this qualification include an on-screen multiple choice examination for one mandatory core unit and one optional unit and Centre marked practical and theory assessments for the other our mandatory core units and other units within the qualification structure. Assessment methods have been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners for all units.

Successful completion opens the door to a wealth of opportunity in the engineering sector. Students will be well-placed to progress to university full-time or to a higher apprenticeship, where they will typically continue their higher education studies part time at Level 4.

Typical job roles include: Mechanical Fitter, Maintenance Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Sheet Metal Worker, CNC Operator, Welder.

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Name DARLINGTON COLLEGE
Address Central Park
Haughton Road
Darlington
DL1 1DR
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Email enquire@darlington.ac.uk
Phone 01325 503050
Website http://www.darlington.ac.uk
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