Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing - BTEC Extended Diploma - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

The course will prepare you to study at degree or HND level or you could gain full time employment in the sector. This course is particularly suited to students who want to follow a career in the design and maintenance of electrical, electronic, mechanical or computerised equipment. Students have progressed to leading universities, studying Mechanical, Civil and Electronic Engineering. Alternatively you can progress onto advanced apprenticeships.

The skills acquired are transferable and will enable you to enter a diverse range of careers and employment. This course combines an academic background with a strong practical content and is ideal if you have a keen interest in the theory and application of engineering. You will undertake projects and assessments that are based on realistic work place situations.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Business operations in Engineering
  • Mathematics for Technicians
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Engineering Drawing for Technicians
  • Microprocessor Systems and Applications
  • Engineering Secondary and Finishing Techniques
  • Communications for Technicians
  • Engineering Project
  • Principles and Applications of Fluid Mechanics
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Setting and Proving Secondary Processing Machines
  • Further Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Computer Aided Drafting in Engineering
  • Welding Technology
BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering Level 3
2 years (with the option of completing a 90 credit qualification after 1 year)
  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Maritime Engineer
  • Operation Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician
  • Self Employment

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.