Course details

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Qualification name Extended Diploma in Land-based Technology (QCF)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost description To be confirmed
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

The College offers an opportunity to study at level 3 (A level equivalent) for students who wish to develop a comprehensive understanding of Land-based Mechanisation - encompassing practical techniques, academic knowledge and technical skills. It is a popular option for both school leavers and successful Level 2 Diploma students. The course incorporates a mix of practicals, classroom lectures, industry visits and case study exercises, including assessment in practicals and written assignments. Students will also receive training and assessment in a large range of additional qualifications, which will enhance their employability. This course is the only full-time course of its kind which offers such a wide range of subject area covering land-based machinery, how to fix, modify and how to manage them. In only two years you will have the opportunity to achieve a level of competence to meet the requirements of the industry. Additional qualifications are available to all students. These include certification in fork lift trucks, welding, tractor driving quad bikes and abrasive wheels.

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

5 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English Language plus one course specific GCSE such as Science, Biology or PE or an Intermediate Level course

Find out what material you will need.

PPE (can be purchased with the College logo during the first 3 weeks of the course).

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessments will include assignments, presentations and reports. There are no formal examinations on the Level 3 BTEC Diploma.

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Name Myerscough College - Preston Centre
Address Myerscough College
St Michaels Road
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Phone 01995 642222

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