BTEC Award in Engineering (Mechanical: 6 unit)

BTEC Level 3 Award in Engineering (Mechanical) gives you   the knowledge, understanding and skills that are need to prepare for employment or higher qualifications. 

Course Code: L3E-AME6M (CGSM3)
Enrolment Fee: £1365.00  £1050.00 (incl. BTEC reg. fee)
Format: On-line
Award: BTEC Level 3 Award in Engineering (Mechanical pathway) – 6 unit*
Accreditation: Pearson (Edexcel)
Study Time / Duration: Flexible –  up to 360 Hours / 24 months
Requirements: Age: 18+ Yrs

We currently offer a standard 6 unit Award with the option to upgrade to a 9 unit Certificate. Both will be accepted as meeting the entry requirements to our  HNC/HND Engineering courses (subject to grades)

Mechanical Engineering is concerned with the design, construction and operation of machines, structures and industrial plant used in a very wide range of industries.

BTEC Level 3 Engineering Award (6 Unit Mechanical course) – Qualification number (QN): 601/9053/X

This 6 unit course offers a balanced programme of mechanical theory, systems and applications. You can find out more about the content of this Diploma by clicking on the 6 units below:

  1. Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  2. Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  3. Communications for Engineering Technician
  4. Applications of Mechanical Systems in Engineering
  5. Mechanical Principles of Engineering Systems
  6. Engineering Secondary Finishing Techniques or Engineering Drawing for Technicians

Select ‘Add to cart’ below to start your Diploma enrolment£1050:

If you would prefer to pay your 6-unit Award by direct debit, select the cart below. You can pay £125 deposit, followed by 9 x £120 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements):

3 unit upgrade  to 6 unit BTEC level 3 Award in Engineering

If you already have already completed a BTEC level 3 3-unit engineering course , you may be able to upgrade to a BTEC 6-unit Award by completing only 3 additional units. These may be core, technical or a mix of units depending on your current qualifications

Click ‘Add to cart’ below to add 3 units to upgrade from 3 to 6 units – £550 full payment

Click ‘Add to cart’ below, if you would prefer to pay your upgrade by direct debit. You can pay £100 deposit, followed by 10 x £50 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £100 deposit

Although all your course material will be available online; if you would also like a paper copy of the  course material, select the cart below for 6 unit course material (paper copy) – £50:

*Full qualification title – Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge)

(Note: these qualifications have replaced the older QCF 6-unit diploma)

Each unit is further split into bite sized topics to make studying easier via our online Moodle education platform. You will be have 2 assessments for each unit. The above prices include the Edexcel BTEC registration fee.

These qualifications are supported by:
● the Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeship Employer Group, which includes, Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota, Ford, BMW, Vauxhall, Aston Martin, Nissan, GTA England
● the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) professional society for the engineering and technology community
● the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) professional engineering institution
● Semta, the Sector Skills Council for the Engineering sector
● the National Forum of Engineering Centres (NFEC).

For further information on this qualification see

Each unit is further split into bite sized topics to make studying easier via our online Moodle education platform. You will be assessed as you work through each topic, so there is no large end of course assessment. Also remember you have access to your tutor every step of the way