Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering

Course Content

6 MANDATORY units:

Unit 1 Health & Safety; Unit2 Communications for Technicians; Unit 3 Engineering Project; Unit 4 Mathematics for Technicians; Unit 5 Mechanical Principles; Unit 6 Electrical & Electronic Principles

11 Optional units:

Which are chosen to give a range of mechanical / electrical content – from

Unit 8 Engineering Design, Unit 10 Properties & Applications of Engineering Materials, Unit 11 Further Mechanical Principles & Applications, Unit 12 Applications of Mechanical Systems, Unit 15 Electro/Pneumatics/Hydraulic Systems & Devices, Unit16 Engineering Drawing, Unit 17 CAD, Unit 19 Mechanical Measurement & Inspection, Unit 20 Engineering Primary Processes, Unit 21 Engineering Secondary Processes, Unit 23 Welding Technology, Unit 25 Selecting & using PLC’s, Unit 26 Computer Numerical Control, Unit 28 Further Mathematics, Unit 35 Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices & Circuits, Unit 51 Electrical Technology, Unit 53 Electrical Measurement & testing ,Unit 61 Electrical Machines , Unit 63 Three Phase Systems, Unit 64 Further Electrical Principles

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 English Language, Maths (at B or grade 5 preferred) and Science.


Employment ?

apprenticeships in Engineering including Advanced and Higher apprenticeships,

A degree in Mechanical or Electrical / Electronic Engineering – although, students have progressed to study a range of courses at higher level such as of Civil Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Marine Engineering.


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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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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