Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


College 16-18



Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 3345.00
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Course Overview

This course is aimed at students who would like to work in a range of roles in the Engineering & Manufacturing sector. This course provides the opportunity for you to develop knowledge and skills in the design, development, manufacture and maintenance of engineering products and systems. This qualification could lead to employment in a number of sectors including Automatic Manufacturing, Maintenance Engineering or Machining.

Course Requirements

5 GCSE’s grades 4 or above including English Language and Maths at grade 5 or above.

What you will Learn

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills required to carry out a role as an engineering fitter or metal fabricator.
They will also develop transferable skills which employers value, like working efficiently and effectively and contributing to improving business performance. Crucially, they will learn to perform tasks to meet regulatory and legal requirements. These skills can support working in alternative job roles within the engineering sector.


You will complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. All the units are assessed by course assignments, which meet grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction.


After successful completion of this course you may go on to Higher Education or into a specialist area of employment.

Career Options

Electrical Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Research and Development Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Aerospace Engineer, Health and Safety engineer, Maintenance engineer

Mandatory Units

Communications for Technicians
Fabrication Process and Technology
Further Mechanical Principles and Applications
Electro, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems and Devices
Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
Engineering Project
Health & Safety

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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