Engineering Technologies Subsidiary Diploma Level 3

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    One Year

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    September 2023


This Level 3 Engineering Technologies Subsidiary Diploma is a practical based qualification and is designed to support Employment and/or Apprenticeship pathways.

The EAL Subsidiary Diploma is a one-year course.

As part of this course you will study in Boston College's Institute of Technology, providing higher level technical education using specialised equipment.

What will I do?

During the Level 3 Engineering Technologies Subsidiary Diploma you will study both the theoretical and practical aspects of Engineering that may include units such as:

  • Engineering and environmental health and safety
  • Mechanical Engineering Principles
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Measurement Methods and Control Engineering

You will have the opportunity to visit several engineering and educational establishments to enhance your learning and experience the different careers and environments available in the engineering industry.

The entry requirements for this qualification are five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (Old GCSE grade C or above) including English, Maths and related subjects (or equivalent) or completion of a full time Level 2 course in relevant subject.

You will attend Boston College for 3-4 days per week for a total of 35 weeks (one academic year).

The Engineering Extended Diploma is free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.

For those aged 19+, this course will cost: £2583.

Aged 19+?
If you are aged 19 years or over on the 1st day of your course, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with your College fees. If you progress to employment you won't have to pay anything back until you’re earning £27,295 per year. Your household income isn't taken into account and there's no credit check. Your eligibility depends on your course, nationality, and age. To find out more contact the College Information Line on 01205 313218.

International and EU Students, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1205 313212 or for details on fees.

Fees may vary depending on personal circumstances, please enquire for further information.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed through exams, practical assessments and written assignments.

Successful completion of this course may enable you to progress onto the Extended Diploma, which is a further one-year course and is worth a potential 96 UCAS points.

Additional costs include purchasing corporate work wear, which includes polo shirts, workshop jacket and safety footwear.

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If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

You can download our course guide