City & Guilds 2850 Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

What is the Course About?

This Level 3 Diploma is aimed at candidates working in the engineering industry and who already hold the Level 2 qualification or have relevant experience. The course is designed to allow the candidate to specialise in an area of engineering relating to their job role. The course is a two year course which will require attendance at the William Kennish Building one day per week over the two years, this is normally 9.00am to 5.00pm.

What subjects will I study?

To achieve the City & Guilds Level 3 2850 Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering the candidate will need to complete 6 units over the 2 years. The course structure includes 2 mandatory units, 1 principles unit and 3 optional units.

Course Structure:

Mandatory Unit 1: Working Effectively & Safely in an Engineering Environment

Mandatory Unit 2: Engineering Principles & Practice Principles Units: Principles of Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering

Optional Units: CAD, Turning, Milling, Fitting,

The two machining units are based on manual machining.

What are my progression and career options?

Successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma can lead to studying the OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma.

How will I be assessed?

The mandatory and principles units are assessed by on-line multi-choice exams or written examination. The practical units are assessed by a practical assignment and a short written test

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the City & Guilds 2850 Level 2 Certificate or any relevant qualification. Mature candidates will be interviewed which may include an assessment test, relevant experience will also be taken into account.

You will be required to undertake an suitability assessment as part of the application process.