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Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Engineering

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

This course will improve your practical skills and you will be introduced to underpinning knowledge, industrial studies, machine tool systems, materials and other modules vital to mechanical/production engineering. Trainees and apprentices in their first year explore more advanced techniques and procedures.

This course builds on existing knowledge and further develops the practical skills, techniques and associated studies of trainee engineers and other personnel in mechanical/ production engineering.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

You will need 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above including Maths & Science. GCSE English is preferred at grade 4, but a grade 3 or above will be ac...

Course information

Learners gain relevant skills and knowledge from studying a range of content focused on electrical/electronic and mechanical disciplines, for example electrical machines and maintenance of mechanical systems.

1 Engineering Principles
2 Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team
3 Engineering Product Design and Manufacture
4 Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering
5 A Specialist Engineering Project
6 Microcontroller Systems for Engineers
7 Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems
8 Further Engineering Mathematics

2 Years

Online sessions, classroom sessions, practical sessions.

You will be assessed by theoretical and practical assignments.

Level 3 EDEXCEL BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering

General engineering operative / Technician

Level 3