BTEC Nationals Engineering (2010) - QCF

Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying BTEC Nationals in Engineering (QCF). These vocational qualifications help level 3 students develop the practical knowledge, skills and understanding they need to prepare for their chosen career.  

Units offered include electrical, electronic and mechanical principles, mathematics for engineering technicians, and properties and applications of engineering materials.

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Specification

Specification

BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
180
Qualification number (QN):
500/8156/1
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans, Apprenticeships
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
360
Qualification number (QN):
500/7841/0
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans, Apprenticeships
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
540
Qualification number (QN):
600/3888/3
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans, Apprenticeships
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification
Download PDF | 993.6 KB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
720-780
Qualification number (QN):
500/8154/8
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans, Apprenticeships
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

BTEC Level 3 Engineering specification
Download PDF | 993.6 KB
Qualification type:
BTEC National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering
Level:
Level 3
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Guided Learning Hours (GLH):
1080-1140
Qualification number (QN):
500/8165/2
Qualification framework:
Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
Eligible for funding in England for:
16-18, 18+, 19+ (full level 2 or level 3 qualification), 24+ loans, Apprenticeships
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2010
Review date: ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.
  • 31 August 2016

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We've gathered statements of recognition to support the inclusion of our BTEC Level 3 (QCF) qualifications on the Department for Education's list of vocational qualifications that will count towards the 16-19 performance tables in England in 2016.

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This qualification is approved by the Engineering Council as contributing to the requirements for professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech). Learners who wish to gain EngTech registration must undergo a Professional Review by their chosen Professional Engineering Institution, where their competence and commitment is assessed. 

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Meeting Local Needs

If you want to add optional units to a BTEC National QCF qualification to Meet Local Needs (MLN), complete the application form below.

To learn more about using Meeting Local Needs units in your BTEC National course, download the MLN guidelines.

Approval for centre-devised units

As our specifications explain, permission will only be granted to add centre or locally devised units to BTEC Nationals in very exceptional circumstances. 

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What are BTEC Nationals?

BTEC National qualifications provide specialist, work-related learning across a range of vocational sectors. They give you the knowledge, understanding and skills you need to prepare for employment, develop in your chosen career, or progress to further or higher education. 

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This qualification is approved by the Engineering Council as contributing to the requirements for professional registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech). If you wish to gain EngTech registration, you’ll need to undergo a Professional Review by your chosen Professional Engineering Institution, which will assess your competence and commitment. The benefits of registration include improved career opportunities and international recognition of your qualifications.
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