CTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Engineering


  • Course: CTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • Qualification Type: GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
  • Qualification Level: Level 3
  • Course type: Full Time
  • Duration: 52 Weeks
  • Entry Requirements:

    5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and at least a grade 6 in Maths and one Science subject

  • Available Dates: 02/09/2024 to 30/06/2026
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You will learn about mechanical and electrical engineering principles and applications and how to solve real life engineering problems. The course involves practical work on electrical circuits, forces, materials testing and servicing engineered components and covers a wide range of engineering areas such as Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering,  biomechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering and Robotics.

A number of specifications will be changing, and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.


Themes covered include:

• Mathematics for Engineering;

• Science for engineering; Mechanical Engineering;

• Electrical and Electronic Engineering;

• Fluid Dynamics;

• Thermal Physics;

• Motors and Generators;

• Electrical Distribution.

How will it be delivered?

External assessments and internal assignments

What can I do next?

You can progress to study engineering at university or apply for technical apprenticeships or technician jobs in the engineering sector.

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