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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma in Engineering


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12 months


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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma 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 firsthand 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.

For programme registration details, contact our Course Advisors here

Why UKCBC Dubai?

  • Credibility
    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.
  • Affordable
    We offer attractive tuition fees and flexible installment plans.
  • Practical
    Students are encouraged to apply their knowledge to real-world events and situations when completing their assignments.
  • Partnerships
    We are partnered with prestigious universities both locally and globally. You can check out university partners on our university partnerships page that allow student progression into their undergraduate programmes.
  • Student Support
    Vibrant student life and dedicated support services offered, including assistance with transportation, visa and accommodation.

Course Assessments

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.

Career Progression

Course Structure

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: 16

Programme Units

Unit 1: Mechanical Principles
Unit 2: Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team
Unit 3: Product Design and Manufacture in Engineering
Unit 4: Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering
Unit 6: Microcontroller Systems
Unit 7: Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems
Unit 8: Further Engineering Mathematics
Unit 10: Computer-Aided Design in Engineering
Unit 19: Electronic Devices and Circuits
Unit 20: Analogue Electronic Circuits
Unit 23: Digital and Analogue Electronic Systems
Unit 27: Static Mechanical Principles in Practice
Unit 28: Dynamic Mechanical Principles in Practice
Unit 29: Principles and Applications of Fluid Mechanics
Unit 36: Programmable Logic Controllers
Unit 57: Electrical and Electronic Principles

For more information on the course structure, you can connect with our Academic Advisor here

Entry Requirements

For specific information about our entry requirements please contact our admissions department at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

Tuition Fees    

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering.

AED 42,000 Full Course (exclusive of VAT)


Additional Fees

Administration Fees

Amount (AED)

One-time Application fee


Administration fee


Visa Fee


Medical Insurance


Visa deposit (refundable)


Scholarships and discounts are available. For more details on the fee structure, scholarships and discounts, please contact the UKCBC Dubai team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

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