Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing

Further Details
Course Code
LP01450
Location
Bersham Road
Duration
Full Time, 1 year for the initial 90 Credit Diploma, 2 years to complete a full Extended Diploma
Department
Engineering, Manufacturing & Maintenance
Start Date
04 Sep 2023
End Date
21 Jun 2024

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Course Overview
The course is made up of units that are prescribed by BTEC and units that have been selected to meet local industry needs.
Many units are also selected to ensure that the students are capable of comfortably starting a HE program.

Year 1(90 Credit Diploma):
20781C - Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
20782C - Communications for Engineering Technicians
20501C - Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
20785C - Mechanical Principles
20786C - Electrical and Electronic Principles
20874C - Business Operations in Engineering
20787C - Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials
20792C - Engineering Drawing for Technicians
20795C - Engineering Primary Forming Processes

Year 2(180 Credit Extended diploma):

20784C - Engineering Project (double award unit)
20788C - Further Mechanical Principles and Applications
20816C - Applications of Mechanical Systems in Engineering
20802C - Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
20817C - Computer Aided Drafting in Engineering
20793C - Advanced Mechanical Principles and Applications
20800C - Applications of Computer Numerical Control in Engineering
20815C - Commercial Aspects of Engineering Organisations
C- Engineering Design

These units are reviewed regularly and are subject to change without notice.

This is a multi-disciplinary engineering program which covers the necessary engineering knowledge for students wanting to work in engineering. It supports those wanting to gain an apprenticeship as well as those looking for a University place.
The assessments of all units is done via assignments, timed assignments similar to an exam and in some cases the unit may have a small amount of practical work with reports.

During this course is essential that all assignments, practicals and exams are completed on time and handed in correctly. Missed deadlines result in the unit failure or a new assignment/exam being issued.
Typically you will need 5 or more GCSEs at A*-C. Exact entry requirements for each course are advised at interview, however extra emphasis will be placed on Maths and English or Welsh (1st Language) GCSEs.
For those wanting to work in Engineering, the course provides a multi-disciplinary approach, covering such areas as Mechanical, Electrical/electronic, CNC machining design and Health and Safety among others. It is a University Entry Qualification. and route to Higher apprenticeship. Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering and related areas of both.
Some courses may require equipment and/or uniforms to be purchased. Please see attached equipment list for further information.
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