Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering

Course Content

Both qualifications require 18 units.

They both have 6 common units :

Engineering Maths, Electrical & Electronic Principles, Mechanical Principles & Applications, Health & Safety in the Workplace, Project and Communication.

Mechanical (12 Additional Units from)

Properties & Applications of Engineering Materials, Engineering Drawing, CAD, Further Mechanical Principles & Applications, CNC, Electro/Pneumatics/Hydraulic Systems & Devices. Engineering Design, Mechanical Systems, Engineering Primary Processes, Engineering Secondary Processes, Welding Technology, Mechanical Measurement and Inspection Techniques, Commercial Aspects of Engineering Organisations, and Further Mathematics.

Electrical (12 Additional Units from)

Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices & Circuits, Electrical Applications, Principles and Applications of Analogue Electronics, Three Phase Systems, Further Electrical Principles, Engineering Design, Commercial Aspects of Engineering Organisations, PLC’s, Electrical Technology , Electronic Measurement and Testing, Electrical Machines, Three Phase Motors & Drives and Further Mathematics

Course Format

Full Time

Entry Qualifications

The selection of candidates is at the discretion of the centre. It is preferred that candidates have at least four GCSE’s at grade C or above including maths and science.


A degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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