BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (Fast Track) – 18 unit

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Engineering (18-unit), in Engineering  gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that are needed to prepare for employment or University 

Course Code: L3E-AME18G (CYLG1)
Course and BTEC reg. fee: £2495.00 (or £120/mth)
Format: On-line distance learning – Fast Track
Award: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in  Engineering (GE) – 18 unit*
Accreditation: Pearson
Study Time / Duration: Flexible –  up to 1080 Hours / 36 months
Requirements: Age: 18+ Yrs

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (18 Unit course)-

Up to 144 UCAS points

Qualification number (QN): 601/9060/7

Tecol has been accredited by Pearson to offer this 18-unit extended diploma, which provides a greater choice of technical units and progression paths, such as HNC/D/Degree

This fast track extended diploma qualifications have been designed for:

  • learners who can commit 15-20 hours per week, and
  • who are looking for direct entry into University engineering degree courses

The qualifications give learners the opportunity to:

  • develop core skills in  communication, mathematics, health and safety in the engineering workplace
  • develop their technical knowledge, in a wide range of engineering fields – Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic
  • achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification.

The 3 core units are:

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

Plus the following 14 technical units below

*Requires access to some electronic components and instruments – see Support pages on Kits & equipment

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. If you have specific unit requirements which are different than those listed above, please indicate these on your  enrolment form and discuss with your tutor.

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).


Payment Options

To get started and enrolled please select payment choice (all prices include BTEC registration fee):

Full Payment: £2495 single payment

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Payment Plan: £120 deposit followed by 22 monthly payments of £120

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If you already have already completed 12 units  such as those listed above, you may be able to upgrade to a BTEC 18-unit Diploma by completing only 6 additional units. These may be core, technical or a mix of units depending on your current qualifications

Upgrade Full Payment Addional 6 Units £895 single payment

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Upgrade Payment Plan: Additional 6 Units £100 deposit followed by 9 monthly payments of £100

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Additional Notes:

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

For further information on this qualification see: