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BTEC Level 3 – Applied Foundations in Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Ext. Diploma in Engineering

START:
September, 2019

DURATION:
12 months (Fast track)

 

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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.

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 two prestigious universities – University of Birmingham Dubai Campus & Bath Spa University, UK to 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: 17 units. (6 mandatory units and 11 specialist units)

Mandatory 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

Specialist Units

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

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

Entry Requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fees    

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma / Applied Foundations in Engineering.

AED 42,000 Full Course

 

Additional Fee

Administration Fees

Amount (AED)

One-time Application fee

500

Security deposit (refundable)

2,000

Transportation Fees

600-800 per month depending on location/emirate

Visa Fee

3,500

Medical Insurance

2,000

Visa deposit (refundable)

2,500

Workshop Consumables (refundable)

2,000

Scholarships and discounts 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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