What's covered?

This qualification is ideal if you are working in production engineering and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring that work meets the required standard.

The framework consists of the following elements

    • L3 NVQ Extended Diploma in mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (Competency)
    • BTEC L4 HNC Diploma in General Engineering (Knowledge)
    • FS English L2, FS Maths L2, FS ICT L2
  • Employment rights and responsibilities (ERR) and personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS).

What do you need?

Completed the Apprenticeship at level 2 in Engineering.

How you are assessed

Assessment is in the workplace and in the college. This will be through on site assessments and a portfolio of evidence. Practical assessments and an on-line exam will be carried out in college.

How Long?

24 months

What course next?

Higher National Diploma in Engineering or Higher Apprenticeship

What could this lead to?

Achieving these qualifications could help you progress in a number of Engineering roles including:

  • CNC Machinist
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Production Engineer
  • Manufacturing Production Planner

Choose from the following options

Can't find what you're looking for?

Courses can sometimes be run at different times subject to demand. CLICK HERE and let us know when is suitable for you.

East Berkshire College uses Cookies. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume you are happy to receive cookies from this website

Browse courses

Select from any of the menus below below to find a course:

Search courses

Enter a course title or code

  1. Profile

    Your own personal space on our website. Add your picture, save your details for faster applications, and more.

  2. my Courses

    Any courses you click 'like' on are saved here for browsing later. You can also check the progress of courses you have already applied for.

  3. my Prospectus

    Create a personalised digital prospectus from the courses you have clicked ‘like’ on throughout the site.

  4. Help & Advice

    Questions? Visit our help centre for tips and information on how to get the most out of myEBC.