Diploma in Engineering (Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning)
Level 3

Course Overview

This course is designed for those who plan to become multi-skilled maintenance technicians specialising in supporting engineering and manufacturing facilities. The course will develop a broad range of skills including mechanical, hydraulic and electrical maintenance techniques as well as the principles involved in safely and effectively managing and organising maintenance projects.




Units covered will include:

  • Unit 317 Maintenance of machine systems
  • Unit 306 Principles of engineering maintenance, installation and commissioning
  • Unit 320 Maintenance of hydraulic systems
  • Unit 330 Organising and managing engineering operations
  • Unit 302 Engineering principles
  • Unit 301 Engineering health and safety

You will be working in excellent facilities, using industry-standard equipment safely and you’ll be taught by engineers with vast industry experience and close relationships with some of the region’s largest employers.

GCSE maths and English at Grade C (4) or above.

You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.

You will be required to complete formal examinations, coursework and assignments. You will also be assessed via a practical project

The Level 3 (2850-33) Diploma in Engineering (Maintenance, Installation and Commissioning) allows you to gain the skills you need to progress on to the Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence or an apprenticeship with Tyne Coast College, Tyne North Training or another apprenticeship training provider.

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