Do you want to pursue a career in Engineering? Engineering isn’t all about construction and building sites; it can lead to a career in the medical field or economics – it is a widely diverse profession to choose. Our Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering allows learners to gain understanding and knowledge across a range of Engineering practices.
This qualification enables learners to develop essential knowledge in areas such as engineering principles, design technology, electricity, mechanics, statistics and mathematics.
Successful completion of this qualification will prepare learners for employment in the engineering sector or further learning.
The fee for enrolling on the Level 3 course is £1700.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
Credit or debit card
Interest-free monthly instalments
What is included in the cost of my course?
All course material, including online modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to an online social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE TOTUM student discount card
FREE access to our Hubs
On completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to apply for admission onto a full BA degree programme from a range of UK universities.
Examples of University Progression
Southampton Solent University
University of Derby
University of Lincoln
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
The level 3 course is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments. Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours worth of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.
Am I eligible for this programme?
This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education and wish to progress onto a degree at university.
Level 3 module listing
Understand applications of SI units and measurement.
Know how to perform engineering calculations.
Know how to interpret engineering information.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering products and design.
Understand how to apply a systems approach to electrical design.
Be able to produce 2D CAD drawings.
Understand the functions of basic electrical components within circuits.
Be able to apply AC and DC circuit theory to circuit design.
Understand power supplies and power system protection.
Understand the motion of objects in mathematical terms.
Understand energy changes in a system.
Understand energy transfer, forces and elasticity.
Understand the underpinning concepts relating to the analysis of statistics.
Understand a range of data types and their representation.
Be able to calculate and interpret statistical diagrams and measures.
Understand the application of algebra relevant to engineering problems.
Be able to use geometry and graphs in the context of engineering problems.
Understand exponentials, logarithms and trigonometry related to engineering problems.
Understand calculus relevant to engineering problems.
The Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering has 6 modules and 6 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.
The assignment unit titles that students need to complete for the Level 3 course are: