BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma inEngineering

This course is designed for anyone who wants to pursue a career in the engineering industry or who wants to study an engineering-related subject at degree level.

Throughout this course, you’ll gain experience of a wide range of engineering disciplines and cover the subjects necessary to prepare you for the requirements of the modern engineering world.

Course Content

In your first year, you will complete the BTEC 90-credit Diploma, with the option to progress on to the second year, working to achieve the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma.

  • A Combination of Electrical and Mechanical-biased Units
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Modelling
  • Engineering Project
  • Health and Safety
  • Practical Workshop Experience


This course offers:

  • access to the best workshops in the East Midlands
  • expert, professional teaching staff
  • high-quality training programmes
  • opportunities for work placements, along with close working relationships with JTL and the AEMT

Learners who achieve a grade A/7 in AS Maths will be given an opportunity to study Maths alongside this course

Entry Requirements

  • A BTEC First Extended Certificate in Engineering at Merit grade, plus GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 or above OR Four GCSEs at grade C/4 or above, including English, Maths, and a Science.
  • Mature applicants with relevant industrial experience are encouraged to apply.

VISA: A Tier 4 VISA is required for non-EU students applying for level 3 course or above.

Please contact the International Admissions Office for further advice.

Progression Opportunities

Equivalent to three A Levels, this qualification enables you to study engineering at degree level and provides the basis from which to gain full-time employment in the engineering industry.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this website is correct, the College accepts no liability for any errors or omissions. Please note that details are subject to change without notice with regard to the provision of courses, course times and dates and the fees and charges levied.

Key Facts


  • September 2020

Mode of Attendance:

  • Full Time



Course Duration:

2 Years

Programme Costs:

  • The fees for this course are currently being confirmed.

Please contact the International Team for more information.

College Course Code:

  • 20/21NFH0021

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