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Engineering (Land-Based Engineering) Level 3 at Askham Bryan College

Course description

An advanced and well established qualification which is recognised by industry as demonstrating the technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors and can also be used to progress to degree level courses.  


Course content

This hands-on practical course allows students to get to grips with the world of Engineering and experience first hand how to maintain and repair a wide range of agricultural and industial machinery as well as off road vehicles, gaining skills relevant to working in an industry setting.

Course Themes:

• Inspect and test machinery and equipment

• Service and repair engines

• Hydraulic systems and components

• Vehicle engine technology

• Health, safety and welfare

• Chassis systems

• Workshop practice

• Science and mathematics for engineers

• Work experience

• Harvesting machinery

• English and maths provision where applicable  

Entry requirements

Level 3 Study Programmes:

4 GCSEs at grade 4 (old GCSE grade C) or above to include 2 from English, Maths and Science with at least a grade 3 (old GCSE grade D) in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English, Maths and Science at Level 2




Mainly through assignments set through the course and practical evidence.

Financial information

For financial information please contact Student Enquiries on 01904 772211 or email

Future opportunities

Further study:

Higher education qualifications such as Foundation or Honours Degrees in a related subject.

Careers: A variety of opportunities (some of which may require further qualifications) in technical sales, engineering design, agricultural engineering, self employed agricultural engineer; engineering or arable farm machinery operator/fitter

Further information

Telephone: 01904 772277

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 November 2017
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