Engineering (L3 Extended Diploma)

Course Overview

This two year course has been designed to give you the knowledge and skills needed to meet the needs of modern mechanical and electrical engineering industries. It is equivalent to three A Levels and covers a wide range of units. It will give you a broad understanding of engineering allowing you to progress to higher education or employment.

Updated November 2019

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above to include English Language and Mathematics.

Course Delivery

Several of the core units are common across different engineering titles and include health and safety, mathematics, science, communications, Cad, product design and project planning and implementation for success in the specialist units and the engineering workplace. 

Progression Opportunities

You can progress on to a wide range of degree programmes or degree apprenticeships leading to careers including mechanical, electrical, electronic and civil engineering.

Staying at Gower College Swansea you could choose either the HND in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

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