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Engineering (YR 1) BTEC Extended Diploma FT at Central Bedfordshire College

Course description

The 180-credit BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma extends and deepens the specialist work-related focus
from the BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma and the BTEC Level 3 Diploma. There is potential for the
qualification to prepare learners for appropriate direct employment in the vocational sector and it is suitable
for those who have decided that they clearly wish to enter a particular specialist area of work. It is broadly
equivalent to three GCE A Levels.
Some learners may wish to gain the qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment or to
progress to a higher education foundation degree, HND or other professional development programme.
Other learners may want to extend the specialist nature of the subjects they studied on the Level 3 BTEC
Diploma or another programme of study.

Course content

Mandatory Units:

  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Engineering Project
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

Optional Units

There is a wide choice of optional units


Entry requirements

5 A-C GCSE grades (including English and Maths) or A Distinction in a relevant Level 2 Diploma and a C in GCSE English and Maths.

If you do not meet these entry requirements please ask about our Level 2 programmes.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central Bedfordshire College directly.

Last updated date: 25 February 2016
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