The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma is a full-time Engineering course and continues on from the one year, BTEC Level 3 in Engineering Aeronautical Pathway. This course is equivalent to three A Levels. It provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the design, development manufacture and maintenance of aircraft/aviation products and systems. The course is work related and follows a pathway developed by BTEC. Learning is achieved through the completion of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. There may also be some external assessments. The course is suitable for school leavers and young adults.
Course Content may include
- Avionic Systems
- Engineering Project
- Communications for Technicians
- Aircraft Electrical Systems
- Aircraft Mechanical Science
- Human Factors
- Airframe Systems
- Further Mathematics/Engineering Design
The units offered are subject to review and might differ from those listed above. Students with weaker grades in the Year One course would not be allowed to do Further Mathematics.
Entry RequirementsSuccessful completion of the Year One BTEC Level 3 Engineering Aeronautical Pathway. Satisfactory references and attendance record.
Duration and Delivery
ProgressionBTEC Level 3 180 Credit Extended Diploma is equivalent to three A Levels and is an entry qualification to various Universities. Alternatively, students can progress onto the Higher National Certificate (HNC) Engineering course at Kingston College or seek employment as an Advanced Engineering Apprentice. Students can also progress onto the Higher National Diploma (HND) on successful completion of the HNC programme.
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