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Level 3 - Engineering



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

You’ll learn electronic engineering which consist of two mandatory units and and four optional, units will include include:

• Health & Safety in the Engineering Workplace

• Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

• Electrical and Electronic Principles

• Engineering Drawing for Technicians

• Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits

• Industrial Robot Technologies

You will also be given a number of topics to investigate. This will give you the opportunity to enhance your profile and make you more employable, or get you ready for a Higher Education course.

You can look forward to the chance of undertaking work experience, learning from local employers and participating in community projects.

This Study Programme will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at C grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 2 vocationally related programmes.


You will learn through practical sessions in our new, state-of-the-art Engineering Centre. Assessment will be through written work and online tests.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Dover Campus - 01304 244333 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Required equipment:
A4 spiral bound (not loose leaf) Notebook, Pens, pencils & calculator (Casio FX-83GT Plus)

Steel toe-capped safety boots, we also recommend either a lab coat or boiler suit to protect your clothes whilst in the workshop.


On successful completion you could progress onto one of our HNC Programmes or a university degree programme. Alternatively you could seek employment within the Engineering industry.

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