Title

Engineering & Automotive

BTEC Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Level 3 - E158

12 Quays Full Time Level 3 Duration 2 years

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This qualification prepares learners for Higher Education or appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and is suitable for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels.

Course Details

The course is made up of:

    Core units:
  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Engineering Project
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

Optional units (chosen from the list below to meet the needs of the majority of learners):

  • Computer Aided Drafting in Engineering
  • Selection and Using Programmable Controllers
  • Applications of Thermodynamics Systems
  • Electronic Fault-finding
  • Electronic Devices
  • Further Electrical Principles
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 2 or 4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or A*-C

Grade 9-4/A*-C GCSE in Maths (ideally a Grade 5 in GCSE Maths).

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Educational Visits - £50 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

You will be assessed through internal and external assessments.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (Grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?
Enter a specialist area of employment or progress to HNC or a degree or other professional development programme.

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Starting 5th September 2022 - Ending - 28th June 2023

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays Main Building
Tuesday 10:00 — 17:00 12 Quays Main Building
Wednesday 10:00 — 16:00 12 Quays Main Building

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

If you are aged 19+ and living in the Liverpool City Region (inc Wirral), many courses will be free. If you are aged 19+ and live outside the Liverpool City Region, this course may be free. Terms & conditions apply.

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £7500.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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