Diploma in Engineering, University entry courses A level (Level 3)
The Level 3 University Foundation Programme is a 120 credit qualification (equivalent to two A levels) which helps students learn key concepts and a range of management procedures required to work within a business, it has been specifically developed to provide the knowledge required for students to work effectively, both as individuals and in teams within business. Being able to develop good business management skills is crucial for any company.
About the course
Are you aspiring to an engineering career? Engineering isn’t limited to construction; it offers pathways into fields like medicine and economics. It’s a highly diverse profession. Our Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering offers comprehensive insight into various engineering practices.
This qualification equips learners with essential knowledge in engineering principles, design technology, electricity, mechanics, statistics, and mathematics.
Completion of this qualification prepares learners for employment in the engineering sector or further education.
Good news: ELCAS funding is available for this course.
- Qualification Numbers: OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering- 603/7030/0
The fee for enrolling onto the level 3 course is £1800.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or debit card
- Bank transfer
- Interest free monthly instalments
- Western Union
- ELCAS funding
All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
Excluding ELCAS funded learners.
On completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to apply for admission onto a full BA degree programme from a range of UK universities.
This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education and wish to progress onto a degree at university.
Comprehend the applications of SI units and measurement.
Proficiency in performing engineering calculations.
Skill in interpreting engineering information.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering product design.
Application of a systems approach to electrical design.
Proficiency in producing 2D CAD drawings.
Understand the functions of basic electrical components within circuits.
Ability to apply AC and DC circuit theory to circuit design.
Proficiency in comprehending power supplies and power system protection.
Comprehend the mathematical principles governing the motion of objects.
Understand energy changes within systems.
Proficiency in grasping energy transfer, forces, and elasticity.
Comprehend the foundational concepts related to statistical analysis.
Familiarity with various data types and their representation.
Ability to calculate and interpret statistical diagrams and measures.
Understanding the application of algebra in solving engineering problems.
Proficiency in using geometry and graphs in an engineering context.
Mastery of exponentials, logarithms, and trigonometry as relevant to engineering problems.
Proficiency in calculus applied to engineering problem-solving.
The level 3 foundation diploma in engineering has 6 written assignments. The assignments are approximately 2,000-3,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.
The assignment unit titles that students need to complete for the level 3 course are:
More information about the level 3 units can be found here: OTHM_L3_Foundation_Diploma_in_Engineering_2021_01.pdf