Engineering (Extended Diploma)

Extended Diploma (LeveL 3)


This vocational course, equivalent to three A Levels, is designed for students considering a career in engineering, ranging from product design through to high technology production methods and technical sales. It is aimed at those with the ambition of becoming professional engineers, higher apprentices, supervisors, technicians or managers in this field.

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Exams (33%) Coursework (67%)

Duration: 2 Years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements, plus grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics and grade 4 in another technical subject like science or Resistant Materials.

Exam board: Edexcel

£75 for textbooks, safety boots, overalls and safety glasses.

Programme leader:

Victoria Kinghorn

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Life after Henley


There is a wide range of career options open to those who study engineering including product design, mechanical engineering, software engineering, logistics, teaching and much more. There are many excellent high-level apprenticeships available.

Higher education

This course is an accepted qualification for entry into university, with students going on to study subjects including manufacturing engineering, product design and mechanical engineering at universities such as Brunel, Bucks New and Portsmouth.

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