BTEC Level 3 Engineering (Motor Vehicle – 6 unit)

This BTEC Level 3 Award in Engineering (6-unit), offers Automotive Technicians a pathway providing knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed in the modern motor vehicle sector 

Course Code: L3E-AME6A (CGSM3)
Course and BTEC reg. fee: £1365.00  £1050.00
Format: On-line distance learning
Award: BTEC Level 3 Award in  Engineering (Motor Vehicle) – 6 unit*
Accreditation: Pearson (Edexcel)
Study Time / Duration: Flexible –  up to 360 Hours / 24 months
Requirements: Age: 18+ Yrs

In 2013, the UK government began to reform skills training,  with the aim of making them more rigorous and responsive to employers’ needs. Pearson (Edexcel) has been working closely with employer groups, referred to as Trailblazers, in the development of technical knowledge at BTEC level 3. These qualifications were designed to meet the requirements of an engineering apprenticeship and also to prepare students for progression to a range of higher education programmes. Under government business and educational rules, these qualifications have been designed to be:

  • relevant to individuals and employers and affordable for all sizes of business and for individuals
  • rigorous and based on a robust future-looking occupational standard designed and assessed by the sector

Tecol has now been accredited by Pearson to offer these BTEC qualifications including this new course

BTEC Level 3 Engineering Award 6-unit: Motor Vehicle pathway – Qualification number (QN): 601/9053/X

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

The 3 core units are:

  1. Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  2. Communication for engineering technicians
  3. Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

Plus  3 technical units as listed below

*Vehicle units will require access to vehicles and appropriate garage equipment to meet the practical assessment criteria


Select ‘Add to cart’ below to start your 6-unit BTEC L3 Award in Engineering (Automotive)£1050 full payment (includes BTEC registration fee)


If you would prefer to pay your 6-unit Award by direct debit, select the cart below. You can pay £120 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 3 BTEC level 3 units such as those listed above, 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 – £650 full payment (includes BTEC registration fee)


Click ‘Add to cart’ below, if you would prefer to pay your upgrade by direct debit. You can pay £100 deposit, followed by 9 x £65 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £100 deposit


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.

*Full  title is: BTEC Level 3 Awardin Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) (BTEC NQF)

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