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Engineering - Level 3 BTEC Diploma (19+) - September Start

Available for applications

More information about this Course

Useful Information
This course provides the opportunity to develop highly specialist, work-related knowledge and skills in the design, development and maintenance of engineering products and systems. This is a practical course and follows an electronic and material engineering pathway.

Course Overview

Students will complete a variety of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The practical work undertaken is underpinned by theory sessions delivered by specialist engineering lecturers.

The units studied include:

  • Electrics and Electronic Principles 
  • Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials 
  • Principles and Applications of Electronics Devices and Circuits 
  • Mathematics for Engineering

Course Highlights

Course Specific Trips & Visits & Experiences

The College runs a number of educational experiences each year to enable students to contextualise their learning. These experiences include trips, work experience and presentations by visiting speakers.

Students undertaking this course will be expected to complete a work placement within an engineering based company.

Career Opportunities & Further Study
The Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels and allows progression onto an Engineering related higher education qualification such as Electrical or Materials Engineering or into employment fields such as Research, Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Material Development.


This course is 33% exam based.


Entry Requirements

Students wishing to do BTEC Level 3 courses, need to have (or expect to achieve) at least four GCSE passes at Grade 4 or above including English and Mathematics. This course is being offered to 19+ Learners only.

Students should also gain the following GCSE grade:

  • Grade 4 in Science and Grade 4 in Maths

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