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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Uxbridge College

About this course

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering:

This course is for students who are interested in a career in electromechanical engineering.
You will study five mandatory units and 12 specialist units (accumulating 180 credits) all must be passed to achieve the qualification.

Mandatory units.

  • Health and safety in the engineering workplace
  • Communication for engineering technicians
  • Engineering project
  • Mathematics for engineering technicians
  • Mechanical principles and applications.

Specialist units.

  • Business operations in engineering
  • Engineering design
  • Properties and applications of engineering materials
  • Further mechanical principles and applications
  • Applications of mechanical systems in engineering
  • Principles and applications of fluid mechanics
  • Engineering drawing for technicians
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Engineering primary forming processes
  • Engineering secondary and finishing techniques and processes
  • Applications of computer numerical control in engineering
  • Further mathematics for technicians.

Course dates & prices

Starting How long Days you attend Tutor Where Class info Price
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2 years

Full time Not specified Uxbridge,
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*per course

*More info: The tuition fee mentioned is for students aged 19 or over; £35 College registration fee; £5 for ID card; £140 per year for car parking (if required); There are no tuition fees for home students aged 16-18 years old but additional charges may apply. Price may vary depending on individual circumstance.

Additional entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade A* C including English, mathematics and scienceor Level 2 qualification, or equivalent, in a related subject preferably at merit or aboveA good school report commenting on attendance, punctuality, behaviour andcommitment. Other relevant qualifications will be considered individually. Mature students will be accepted based on previous industry experience at the discretion of the course tutor.

Course level



Other regulated/accredited qualification (National Certificate/Diploma)

Awarding body

Edexcel Ltd

Subject areas

Mechanical Engineering (General)

Course reference: B3EEMF (use this when contacting provider)


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