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Level 3 Edexcel BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering

This course looks to provide you with specialised skills in Manufacturing Engineering


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  • Subject Area: Engineering
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    This qualification is the extension of the Level 3 Edexcel BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Engineering (Manufacturing Pathway) and looks to provide you with specialised skills and knowledge in engineering project management, CNC Machining, CAM processes, Engineering Materials, Electronics and it further develops your welding ability.

    The diploma is equivalent to two A-Levels and the Extended Diploma is equivalent to three. This course provides the ideal stepping stone into higher education programmes or employment.


    Where will I be studying?

    The Brooklands name has a long association with the engineering industry and we’re very proud to continue the tradition through our wide range of engineering courses in well-equipped workshops.

    Our excellent engineering facilities comprise several workshops including Aeroplane hanger (including a helicopter rig!) computer facilities and study areas.

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    • Communications for Engineering Technicians
    • Engineering Project
    • Engineering Design
    • Applications of Computer Numerical Control in Engineering
    • Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials
    • Computer Aided Manufacturing
    • Electronical and Electronic Principles
    • Welding Principles

    Who is the course suitable for?

    Those who want to develop their manufacturing skills to become a manufacturing engineering technician.

    How is the course assessed?

    All units on the main programme are assessed through practical and written assignments and phase tests for which you will be able to achieve pass, merit and distinction grades.

    Are there any extra costs?

    • Pens, pencils, ruler, protractor, compass, eraser, line paper, scientific calculator and a ring binder
    • Steel or composite toe safety shoes or boots (can be arranged by Brooklands College)
    • One piece Brooklands College Engineering Overalls (available on enrolment)
    • Safety glasses.

    Cost for boots and overalls approximately £30.

    All learners materials: £50

    Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above, ideally including English and Maths (some subject areas may require higher grades than grade C/4 in a specific subject), or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 2 vocational qualification.


    Next Steps

    This qualification provides UCAS points for entry into Higher Education. Depending on your overall grade for the qualification you would be in a position to apply though UCAS for a place at a University on an Engineering course of your choosing.

    If you would like to go out to employment at this stage then the world is your oyster. You will be a well-qualified manufacturing engineering technician that would be valued at any design and manufacturing company.

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    Brooklands College Weybridge Campus

    Heath Road, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8TT

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    Stanwell Road, Ashford TW15 3DU



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