Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Qualification: BTEC Certificate
Level 3

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About this course

This is a technical course covering a range of engineering related topics and is ideal if you want to gain a qualification to enter or further your career in engineering. This certificate is undertaken on a part-time basis by attending college one evening per week (6pm to 9pm).

It is ideally suited if you aspire to study at HNC/HND/Degree level but do not have the prerequisite qualifications or who have not studied on an engineering course at level 3 for some years and require a bridging course.

Financial Support
* If you are aged 19 or over and are starting a further education course at level 3 or above, you may qualify for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. This course is eligible for a 19+ Loan – for more information on how to apply click here.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us.

Tel: 023 8048 4848

What you will learn

This course consists of 4 units and combines both academic and some practical study:

  • Health and safety (self-directed study plus workbook)
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical principles
  • Electrical principles

By studying both mechanical and electrical principles, you will be ideally prepared for the rigours of studying at HNC Diploma Level 4.

Learning style

You will learn in the classroom to develop the underpinning knowledge and skills required to complete task sheets and assignments that test your understanding. Practical demonstrations and experiments are also integral to the programme.


The course is continually assessed. Throughout the course you will be tasked with various assignments. You will be supported throughout the assessment process to help you achieve to your full potential.

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs grade C/4 or above (including English and maths at grade B/5 or above)
  • Level 2 in engineering (Merit or above) plus completed or be working towards English and maths at Level 2
  • Adult learners with relevant work experience and equivalent qualifications will also be considered
  • You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto the course
What next?
  • Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Level 4 HNC in Engineering
  • Employment in the engineering industry
  • Career development and progression
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