Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies

What are the entry requirements?

A Level 2 in Engineering with maths and science GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 or above. This programme is ideally suited to students who wish to develop both practical skills and technical knowledge and have an enthusiasm for engineering.

What subjects will I study?

The course consists of five units studied over the year including: engineering environmental health & safety, organisational efficiency & improvement, CAD, fabrication & welding principles, mig welding, producing platework fabrications, producing pipework fabrications, mechanical engineering principles and electrical maintenance.

Every full-time course will include a real experience of work.

Maths and English are an integral part of this course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.

How will I learn?

A combination of workshop style, hands on and taught classroom sessions using industry standard equipment & lab facilities.

How will I be assessed?

You will be required to complete training tasks, practical competence tests, a portfolio of work, internal & external exams. These tasks will be internally set and marked with external moderation.

What opportunities will this lead to?

Progression to a Furness College Level 3 Extended Diploma in Technical Engineering. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview. Students can be employed in the industry in jobs such as CAD operators, draughting or craft and technical engineering roles.

How long is the course?

Full-time over one year. Approximately 2.5 days per week.

Are there any additional costs?

You will need boots, overalls, and stationery equipment.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk

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