Study Mode: Full -Time
Course Code: ENSAA041CCF2
Course Level: Level 3
This qualification is aimed at learners preparing for roles in Design engineering or related career pathways. Design engineers research and develop ideas and systems. They also work to improve the performance and efficiency of existing products.
You can join this course following a one year Foundation Diploma Engineering
Following successful completion of the Foundation Diploma Engineering, you can progress onto this specialised National Extended Diploma Engineering (Design).
The mandatory units that you will study in this, the second year, of your BTEC level 3 studies are:
- Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering
- A Specialist Engineering Project
- Microcontroller Systems for Engineers
- Calculus to solve Engineering Problems
Other units that you study may include:
- Computer Aided Manufacturing and Planning
- Electronic Printed Circuit Board Design and Manufacture
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Additive Manufacturing Processes
- Website Production to Control Devices
These courses are delivered through classroom teaching, practical workshops and computer based workshops.
You will have the opportunity to complete practical workshops in our Advanced Manufacturing Centre, the Robotics/Automation facility and PLC lab.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Engineering
The subject units are assessed in a variety of ways; some are assessed by assignments which may involve working in groups or independently and marked by your teachers using awarding body Criteria.
Some assignments are assessed whilst undertaking practical activities and others are written assignments.
Other modules or qualifications will be assessed using externally marked exams.
Entry to the course is dependent upon successful interview and meeting the entry requirements
The possession of the Foundation Diploma in Engineering delivered at the College at an overall average of Merit or Distinction grade - together with 90%+ attendance and punctuality. Further, an excellent Solihull College internal reference from your Personal Tutor and a successful selection interview.
If you have a Learning Difference 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.
You will be expected to supply your own stationery such as folders, paper and pens.
You will need to provide appropriate PPE including overalls and boots for the aircraft hangar.
Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
Apprenticeships are available in a variety of career roles linked to Design Engineering
You could then move onto a Higher Education Courses such as a BSc Mechanical Engineering or BSc Electronic Engineering available at the College or courses at other universities
Solihull College & University Centre, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF, Tel: 0121 678 7000, Minicom: 0121 628 7005, Email: email@example.com, Internet: www.solihull.ac.k
Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds