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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical EngineeringUxbridge College

Next start date:

Sep 2014 more start dates

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

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2 years

Full time Not specified Uxbridge,
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*More info: There are no tuition fees for home students aged 16-18 years old. All students pay a £5 ID card fee and additional materials and course costs may apply. Tuition fees may apply for students aged 19+ and the cost depends on your circumstances. All 19+ students pay a £35 College registration fee and £5 for an ID card. Annual car parking costs £140, if required. Please contact the college for more details.

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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