Level 3



35 weeks


Rush Green


Aug 2020


Adult 19+



A one-year, full-time course that supports progression onto the Extended Diploma - or an engineering apprenticeship.

Course units include:

  • Engineering Principles
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team
  • Engineering Product Design & Manufacture
  • Applied Commercial & Quality Principles in Engineering

As well as written essays and practical assessments, there are two external exams as part of this course.

To study on this course you'll need either:

5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above in English, Maths and at least one Science subject


BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Engineering

You'll be completing at least 30 hours of work experience as part of this course.

There's even the chance to work abroad via the Erasmus+ programme!

Successfully complete this course and move on to the Extended year of the course.

You can alternatively head into employment or do an apprenticeship.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.