The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering has been developed to allow learners to gain understanding and knowledge across a range of Engineering practices.
The 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.
OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma In Engineering
Approved Foreign Further Education Programme
Total Credit Value:
60 UK credits / 30 ECTS credits
Level EQF / MQF
January, April, July, October
*Students must deposit €250 plus full tuiton fee in advance and must provide payment receipt their local Embassy for visa purpose.
Awarding Body Fee
Minimum Age: 18 years
Minimum Qualification: HSC, GCSE, grade 12, F.A or equivalent
English Proficiency: If you are not English speaking country you must provide minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 (EQF/MQF Level 4) represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 60 credits, 600 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 240 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.
The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance and online learning.
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All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.
The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.
Successful completion of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Engineering provides learners with the opportunity for workplace and academic progressions to a wide range of OTHM Level 4 diplomas.
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