Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (General) Level 3 Study Programme
Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
||Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Are you interested in a career in Engineering?
This study programme focuses on performance using practical skills, knowledge and understanding.
Level 3 Certificate is designed to help you gain a wide range of technical skills and knowledge which will enable you to progress to the second year of Extended Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) where you will be able to specialise in Mechanical Engineering.
Level 3 Extended Diploma Advanced Manufacturing Engineering is studied over two years unless you have completed Level 3 Certificate first.
Future Career and Earning Potentials:
Maintenance Fitter £16K-£35K
Mechanical Engineering £22K-£55K
Mechanical Engineering Technician £18K-£40K
Manufacturing Systems Engineer £22K-£40K
(Source: National Careers Service)
Please Note: Work placement opportunities will be available at all levels.
What you will study
This study programme will cover a range of the topics and units at each level, some of which are listed below:
If you haven’t already achieved GCSE English and maths at grade 4 you will study this as part of your study programme.
You will study Health & Safety at all levels.
• Engineering materials
• Mechanical principles
• Hydraulics & pneumatics
• Engineering drawing
• Electronic devices
• Electrical principles
How will it be delivered?
How you will be assessed
By continuous assessment in theory and practice and combination of short answer tests, practical assignments, and online examination.
Level 3 – all units in this qualification are internally assessed and subject to external standards verification.
The qualification and units are graded Pass/Merit/Distinction.
4 GCSEs 9-4 including English and two sciences at GCSE grade 4, and maths at grade 5
Your next steps...
Full-time study at university to gain an Engineering degree or HND. Those in employment could progress to the HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at Wakefield College.
Completion of this course will enable you to apply for an Advanced Apprenticeship. You could also apply for a wide range of highly skilled jobs as a technician engineer in electrical or electronic engineering or in the manufacturing industry. As part of the course, you will also have the opportunity to gain a work placement.