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Engineering - Level 3 Extended Diploma at Isle of Man College

Course description

This course is designed to provide a broad base in Engineering in the first year and then allow the student to specialise in their chosen discipline in the second year. This choice will be with applications in Electrical/Electronic or Manufactoring/Mechanical Engineering. The course will provide an excellent route for students wishing to pursue a career in any discipline within Engineering, or for those who wish to go onto higher education at a UK university.

Course content

Health & Safety
Engineering Drawing /CAD
Computer Aided Design
Business Operations in Engineering
Communication for Technicians
Mechanical Principles/Further Mechanical Principles
Mathematics for Technicians/Further Mathematics
Computer-Aided Manufacture/Engineering Secondary & Finishing Techniques
Engineering Materials/Engineering Primary Forming Processes
Programmable Controllers
Electrical & Electronic Principles/Further Electrical Principles

Entry requirements

Either a Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Engineering of 4 GCSE passes at grade C or above, two of which must be in Mathematics and a Science. Mature students will be accepted subject to an interview and aptitude test.


Progress in most units will be monitored by continuous assessment. A small number of units will have short tests.

Future opportunities

HNC, Degree, Employment

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Man College directly.

Last updated date: 19 June 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September


  • More information
    • From the TT Grandstand on Glencrutchery Road turn up Greenfield road (alongside the TT score-board). The college is straight ahead at the end of Greenfield Road.