BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering / Applied Foundations in Engineering
The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in Engineering offers an excellent entry point for students and professionals pursuing a career in engineering. Awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, this qualification covers the key fundamentals of engineering to allow students to grasp first hand technical knowledge.
This 12-month programme trains students to learn problem solving skills in an actual engineering setting and instill industry skills in order to boost their practical capabilities and employability. Taught by an experienced engineering faculty, the main elements of the course cover mechanical, electrical and electronic principles, engineering design, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and application of devices.
Incorporating a technical and practical module in a well-resourced environment, this qualification covers mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering units that allow students to experience the full scope of engineering, helping them to identify areas of interest and future specializations.
The practical application of engineering concepts and technical skills gained from this qualification gives students a better understanding, and a strong foundation in career options in mechanical, electronic and electrical engineering.
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We are the first UK Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provider in the UAE.
- Pearson Qualifications
Our BTEC & Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, ensuring students gain global recognition for their achievements and serve as a pathway to more than 200 universities globally.
We offer attractive tuition fees and flexible installment plans.
Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real world events and situations when completing their assignments.
We are partnered with two prestigious universities – University of Birmingham Dubai Campus & Bath Spa University, UK to allow student progression into their undergraduate programmes.
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BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in Engineering involves both internal and external assessments. Assessments in each module are structured to meet specified learning outcomes.
- Phase tests.
- Laboratory exercises.
- Independent research projects
- Presentations with assessor questioning.
As a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering student, you must complete a total of 1080 guided learning hours (GLH).
Qualification Credit Value: 180 credit value
Total Number of Units: 17 units. (6 mandatory units and 11 specialist units)
|Unit 1: Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace|
|Unit 2: Communications for Engineering Technicians|
|Unit 3: Engineering Project|
|Unit 4: Mathematics for Engineering Technicians|
|Unit 5: Mechanical Principles and Applications|
|Unit 6: Electrical and Electronic Principles|
|Unit 7: Business Operations in Engineering|
|Unit 8: Engineering Design|
|Unit 10: Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials|
|Unit 12: Applications of Mechanical Systems in Engineering|
|Unit 13: Principles and Applications of Fluid Mechanics|
|Unit 14: Principles and Applications of Thermodynamics|
|Unit 17: Computer Aided Drafting in Engineering|
|Unit 25: Selecting and Using Programmable Controllers|
|Unit 28: Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians|
|Unit 35: Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits|
|Unit 59: Microprocessor Systems and Applications|
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- Minimum 4 IGCSE’s including Math & Physics.
- Grade 10 or equivalent in any curriculum with a minimum 55% including Math & Physics
- BTEC level 2 in Engineering
- Relevant work experience (for working professionals) in Engineering field.
- Additional English language proficiency may apply where medium of teaching is not English
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in Engineering.
|AED 42,000 Full Course|
|One-time Application fee||
|Security deposit (refundable)||
600-800 per month depending on location/emirate
|Visa deposit (refundable)||
|Workshop Consumables (refundable)||
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