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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Engineering (Single Award)

Course Details

The BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Engineering is a technical qualification. It provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the design, development and manufacture and maintenance of engineering products and systems. The course is both practical, and work related and follows a manufacturing pathway developed by BTEC. Learning is achieved through the completion of projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course will require elements of home study and some assessments will take the form of an examination.

Modules Studied

  • Unit 1 – Engineering Principles (Mandatory – written exam)    
  • Unit 2 – Delivery of Engineering Processes safely as a team (Mandatory – written exam)
  • Unit 3 – Engineering Product Design & Manufacture (Mandatory - assignment)   
  • Unit 41 – Manufacturing Secondary Machining Processes (Assignment)

What can I do after I have completed this course?

A large proportion of our BTEC Level 3 Engineering students go on to study a variety of engineering disciplines at university. Students can also progress to higher apprenticeships or into the industry as technician engineers.