City and Guilds 2850 – 33 Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning

City and Guilds 2850 – 33 Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning

Study Mode: Full- time
Course Code: QET3ZE21/CCF0
Course Level: Level 3

Where will this course lead?

The Level 3 Diploma in Engineering is a qualification which will provide you with a range of technical skills and knowledge enabling you
to either gain employment or progression into further training within the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector. This qualification is included in the Advanced Engineering Manufacture Apprenticeship framework. It can help you to progress in a wide range of engineering maintenance roles. This course is also accredited with UCAS points which can be added to existing or future points for entry into University.

What will I study?

During the course you will study the following: - Health and Safety – Principles of Engineering and Engineering Maintenance – Maintenance of Machine, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems

How will this course be delivered?

Half of this course involves practical assessments in the engineering workshop and the other half is theory portfolio work in the classroom.

What qualifications will I get?

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning.

How will I be assessed?

To pass this course you will complete: - Six units. Three units are theory based followed by an end exam. The other three are half practical and half theory with an end practical assessment and also an end theory paper exam.
Places are offered by interview.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners are expected to have completed a level 2 engineering qualification.

What else do I need to know?

If you are successful at the interview you will be expected to bring the following Personal Protective Equipment: - Safety footwear - Safety overalls are provided for workshop activities. You will also be expected to bring your own writing equipment. Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes. If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

There are many opportunities within the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector for employment. You can also progress to a Higher Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, or continue your studies and work towards Higher Education.
The qualification is also listed on the Engineering Council’s public database for technician related qualifications as having been approved by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as contributing to the requirements for professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech).


Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF, Tel: 0121 678 7000, Minicom: 0121 628 7005, Email:, Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds