Engineering [Level 3 / A Levels]

1700,00 £


Do you want to pursue a career in engineering? A career in engineering can lead to one in economics or medicine. Engineering is a tremendously diverse field. It goes beyond construction sites and building sites. Students can gain knowledge and understanding of many engineering processes with our level 3 foundation diploma in engineering.

Students can acquire a basic understanding of areas including design technology, engineering concepts, electrical, mechanics, statistics, and mathematics with this certification.

Those who earn this credential will be well-suited for jobs in engineering or higher education.



About our Course

Would you like to work as an engineer? Engineering is a very diversified profession that can lead to a career in economics or medicine. It’s not just about building sites and construction. With our level 3 foundation diploma in engineering, students can learn about and become knowledgeable about a variety of engineering processes.

With this certification, students can gain a foundational understanding of subjects like design technology, engineering principles, electrical, mechanics, statistics, and mathematics.

Those who successfully complete this qualification will be well-prepared for careers in engineering or higher education.

This course is eligible for ELCAS funding.


Qualification Numbers: OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering- 603/7030/0

Course Content

There are six written assignments and six modules in the level 3 course. Every module has forty hours of guided learning content, plus an additional thirty to fifty hours of optional content that includes readings, exercises, online resources, and self-testing activities.

Engineering principles

  • Understand applications of SI units and measurement.
  • Know how to perform engineering calculations.
  • Know how to interpret engineering information.

Design technology

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering products and design.
  • Understand how to apply a systems approach to electrical design.
  • Be able to produce 2D CAD drawings.


  • Understand the functions of basic electrical components within circuits.
  • Be able to apply AC and DC circuit theory to circuit design.
  • Understand power supplies and power system protection.


  • Understand the motion of objects in mathematical terms.
  • Understand energy changes in a system.
  • Understand energy transfer, forces and elasticity.

Introducing statistics

  • Understand the underpinning concepts relating to the analysis of statistics.
  • Understand a range of data types and their representation.
  • Be able to calculate and interpret statistical diagrams and measures.


  • Understand the application of algebra relevant to engineering problems.
  • Be able to use geometry and graphs in the context of engineering problems.
  • Understand exponentials, logarithms and trigonometry related to engineering problems.
  • Understand calculus relevant to engineering problems.


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:

  1. Engineering principles
  2. Design technology
  3. Electricity
  4. Mechanics
  5. Introducing statistics
  6. Mathematics

University progression

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.

Coventry University

MEng/BEng Honours Manufacturing Engineering -£9250

University of Sunderland

BEng Honours Sustainable Design Engineering -£9250

BEng Honours Mechanical Engineering -£9250

Anglia Ruskin University

BEng Honours Electronic and Electrical Engineering -£9250

What is included in the cost of our Course?

  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
  • committed student assistance
  • Having access to a social learning forum online
  • Assignment evaluation and comments
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