Engineering Maintenance Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is designed for those who have an interest in or are already employed within the field of engineering maintenance.

Learners will study the basic principles of engineering systems, machinery and their maintenance and modification. Learners will cover aspects of both electrical and mechanical engineering following a practical based course that will equip learners with the hands on skills and technical knowledge required for a maintenance engineer in a wide variety of fields.

As far as possible the course is practically based and will be covering modules in a variety of areas, which will lead to learners gaining experience in, amongst other things:

  • Working effectively and safely in an engineering environment
  • Engineering principles and practice
  • Principles of installation, commissioning and maintenance
  • Manufacturing machinery and ancillary systems
  • Mechatronic systems (control of machinery)
  • Electrical equipment and systems

Assessment Methods

Assessment is by a combination of practical assignments and online multiple choice exams.

Progression Options

This qualification will help to progress a career within the engineering industry as a maintenance or systems engineer.

Course Summary

Course Title Engineering Maintenance Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

At least four GCSEs in the range C – E or 4 – 3, including Maths, or a Level 2 qualification in an engineering subject or relevant industrial experience.

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Coming to college was daunting at first but the independence you gain is amazing. I have definitely developed as a person and become more adult due to the freedom we are given here, it really prepares you for the future.

Peter Rutt- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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