Find out more info or apply now for this course by visiting our website at or contact our Customer Service team on 0345 600 7555
Search or Quote Course Code: 10424

Level 3 National Diploma Engineering - Advanced Manufacturing

This 2-year course is the equivalent to 2 A levels. This course incorporates current technical knowledge with industry recognised practical training
Bangor, Lisburn
2 Years
Level 3

Course Overview

This course is offered on a full time basis. 
This 2-year course is the equivalent to 2 A levels. This course incorporates current technical knowledge with industry recognised practical training


View More

Available Sessions

Sorry you cannot currently apply online for this course.

Course Code: 10424

Course Modules

Subjects studied in year 1 may include:

  • Engineering Principles
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes safely as a Team
  • Engineering product Design and Manufacture
  • Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
  • Manufacturing Secondary Machining Processes  


 Units studies in year 2 include:

  • A Specialist Engineering Project         
  • Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems         
  • Modern Manufacturing Systems        
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing and planning        
  • Addictive Manufacturing Processes        
  • Manufacturing Computer Numerical Control Machining Processes

In addition to the above units you will also work towards a Professional/ Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability within the Engineering sector.

You will be required to complete Essential Skills Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or ICT.

You will attend college a minimum of 17.5 hours per week

Assessment for this programme is carried out on a continuous basis using a combination of written assignments and practical assessments for nine units. Engineering Principles and Engineering Product Design and Manufacture will require an external exam in year 1

Ideal If:

You would like to work in the manufacturing engineering sector

You'll Learn:

 About Engineering Principles, Product Design and Manufacture and Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems


You'll Love:

The practical projects giving you the skills and knowledge for your career

You'll Progress:

 Onto employment or further study on one of our HE Engineering programmes


You'll Need:

4 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably with Maths, English and one science or technology based subject. Or a Level 2 Diploma in Engineering.


Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

In addition to the above Terms & Conditions students must also adhere to the following:

Customer Questions

Need more information or have a question about this course? Send us a message below and we will get in touch.

Ask Question
Further Education

Further Education

If you have just completed your GCSEs, Further Education is most likely the option for you. FE covers qualifications from entry to higher level qualifications such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas, NVQ, BTEC and Apprenticeships.

Explore Further Education
All information correct at time of print. Please note all courses are subject to funding and demand.
While we promote a wide number of courses however not all are guaranteed to run. Page printed on 24/11/2020 17:45:39