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BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering

The BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering is a two-year, full-time programme of study designed to equip school leavers with the knowledge and understanding required for success in a range of mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering occupations. The qualification is also suitable for learners who have not yet decided on a particular engineering specialism and who wish to gain a broader understanding of engineering. This course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

The core units are:

·      Engineering Principals ·      Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a team
·      Engineering Product Design & Manufacture ·      Applied Commercial & Quality Principals in Engineering
·      Specialist Engineering Project ·      Microcontroller Systems for Engineers
·      Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems

Typical Job Role(s): Engineering Technician, Engineering Operative