Engineering Subsidiary Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre
The course is an ideal stepping stone for those who wish to progress to a HNC in Engineering.
To gain the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering qualification you must achieve a minimum of 60 credits of which 30 are from mandatory core units which consist of:
- Health & Safety
- Mechanical Principles and Electrical & Electronic Principles.
The remainder credits are achieved through optional modules which may include Mathematics, Materials and Drawing.
You need a minimum of four GCSEs at GradeA/8 - C/4 including Mathematics & English Language. Mature students with appropriate life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.
If unsure please come and talk to us. Admission procedures are flexible and friendly.
All modules are assessed by assignments; each unit's assessment is matched to the content of the unit. Each unit can be assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction levels, which are combined at the end of the qualification to give an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction for the qualification.
It is possible to continue with level 3 studies to gain a Diploma in Engineering.
If you have appropriate industrial experience and other level 3 qualifications, there may be a route available onto a HNC.
Please come and talk to us about fees and funding options.
We have a wide selection of library books and electronic books for you to use for this course.
There is no set text.
You will be expected to supply your own stationery such as folders, paper and pens.
Connection to the internet is expected, but facilities are available at College to do this if necessary.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.