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Land-based Technology Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Bicton College

Course description

The Subsidiary Diploma in Land-based technology offers the opportunity to study elements of the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-based Technology qualification part-time. Rather than completing 18 units, as required when taking the Extended Diploma, candidates study 6 units for the Subsidiary Diploma.

Course content

A wide range of units spanning key aspects of landbased engineering are studied, including:

  • Agricultural machines
  • Effective use of communication and numerical skills
  • Engine technology including electrical and electronic systems
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic principles
  • Major design and build projects and business operations
  • Science and mathematical principles
  • Vehicle chassis and transmission systems
  • Workshop practices, including welding and Fabrication

Functional Skills
You will also work towards nationally recognised functional qualifications in English, Maths and ICT.

Entry requirements

It is essential that your Initial Assessment results show that you are working towards Level 2. You will also need to have achieved 4 GCSEs at grades A–C, including English Language, Maths and Science or equivalent.

Future opportunities

Successful students can continue in education at Bicton College or progress to employment in the Engineering industry.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 February 2016

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