Engineering Technical - Level 3


Introduction to this course

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma is ideal for people who either want to study Engineering at university or become an Apprentice. This study programme is split over two years into two separate qualifications allowing an exit point at the end of year one that can be certificated.


Typically the study programme will cover areas such as: mechanical science, electrical and electronic principals, maths, business studies, engineering drawing, engineering design, manufacturing processes. You will complete an Engineering project so you can apply everything that you have learned to a specific task.



How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here



Entry Requirements

You need 5 A* - C GCSEs including maths, English & Science or the BTEC Level 2 Engineering Diploma.



Duration of this course

Two Years



Career Prospects

You will be ideally positioned to progress to a degree-level programme at the Yeovil College University Centre or you can apply for an Apprenticeship at the end of year 1 or 2.



How will I be assessed?

The Extended Certificate is assessed primarily through a series of assignments that are complete during the year of the course. There are three external exams with a pass/fail outcome although these do not contribute to the overall grade.



Course Content/Units

Typically the course will cover areas such as: Mechanical Science, Electrical and Electronic Principals, Maths, Business Studies, Engineering Drawing, Engineering Design, Computer Aided Design, CNC Machining, Manufacturing Processes.



Expenses for this course

Protective clothing and materials – Approximately £75. You will also need to contribute towards trips and activities.