The level 3
Is ideal if you are working in production engineering and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring that work meets the required standard.
Both options are comprised of nine qualifications. The Extended Diplomas are a requirement of the Advanced Engineering Manufacture Apprenticeship framework.
To gain a qualification you must complete three mandatory units, plus a selection of optional units. Optional units include:
For full details about units and requirements, download the qualification handbook below.
The Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering,
Machine Tool Setting
Fitting and Assembly
Pipe Fitting and Assembly
Composite Manufacture Engineering
Mechanical Overhaul and Testing