BTEC Level 3 Diplomas in Engineering (12 & 18 unit)


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BTEC Level 3  fully Edexcel accredited qualifications

Our approved BTEC Level 3 Engineering on-line courses are offered in a variety of sizes, such as 6, 9, 12 and 18 units options, and are designed to meet the needs of learners,  employers and higher education entry requirements

As fully accredited BTEC level-3 courses, these 12 & 18 unit diplomas have been developed to give you relevant education and training and to offer new opportunities for career development.  We will help you develop a range of technical skills, techniques, and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Our on-line Diplomas are nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally-specific qualifications that also allow you to progress to higher qualifications such as the level 4 and 5 BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering, and University entrance requirements.

If you have an existing BTEC Level-3  engineering qualification, you may also be able to upgrade your qualification, by simply adding further units, such as a 3 or 6 unit upgrade.

For details on our 12 unit Diplomas, click on the following pathways:

  1. General Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Electrical/Electronic Engineering

For our ‘fast track’ 18 unit Extended diploma, click on the following

 General Engineering extended Diploma

Course prices

  • 18 Unit Extended Diploma – £2495.00
  • 12 Unit Diploma – £1825.00
  • 6 unit Upgrade – £895.00
  • 3 Unit Upgrade –  £550.00

Note all course prices above now include BTEC registration fee.  

Offer: If you have purchased and completed your Level-3  course (6, 9, or 12 unit) with TECOL, and wish to progress to HNC, your HNC fee will be reduced with  a TECOL L3 loyalty voucher.

If 12 units seems too much at this stage in your career, we also have available other on-line Level 3  BTEC Engineering courses.

For our 9 unit courses, go to BTEC L3 Engineering Certificates

For  details on our popular 6 unit courses, go to BTEC L3 Engineering Awards

Entry requirements

Minimum age is 18

No prior knowledge, understanding, skills or qualifications are required before learners register for this qualification.

However in order to optimise success, candidates will typically have four or more GCSEs at Grade C or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.