City & Guilds 2850 Diploma in Engineering Level 3
This award runs alongside the Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) Diploma qualification and Apprenticeship in Engineering.
It provides the technical certificate qualification for the Apprenticeship in Engineering Level 3 and is a qualification that can be used for entry onto a Foundation Degree course, provided that the unit ‘Advanced Mathematics and Science’ is studied.
There are two core units which must be completed:
- Unit 301: Engineering health and safety.
- Unit 302: Engineering principles.
There is one Principle unit which needs to be completed.
- Unit 307: Principles of mechanical manufacturing engineering.
There are three other units need to be completed.
- Unit 323: Machining materials by turning.
- Unit 327: Detailed fitting of materials.
- Unit 329: Produce drawings using (CAD).
However, for students wishing to progress to a higher level qualification, namely HNC or Foundation Degree a unit 331 ‘Advanced Mathematics and Science’ will need to be studied unless the candidate holds a good level 3 qualification in Mathematics or a Science subject.
How the course is assessed
Assignments and End Tests
The C&G 2850 qualification meets SEMTA industrial standards and satisfies requirements of the Advanced Apprenticeship framework