Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) (4515)

Last Updated: 04 Sep 2020
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These qualifications are aimed at learners aged 16 and above who would like to gain the skills required to become an Engineering Fitter or Metal Fabricator as part of an apprenticeship.
4515-03 Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) & 4515-04 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) is aimed at learners aged 16 and above.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
Learners will develop the knowledge and skills needed to carry out a role as an Engineering Fitter or Metal Fabricator.

They will also develop the transferable skills valued by employers, such as working efficiently and effectively and contributing to improving business performance. Critically, they will learn to carry out tasks to meet regulatory and legal requirements. This skills can support working in other job roles across the engineering sector.

Mandatory content:

• 301 - Health and safety in the engineering workplace
• 302 - Communication and teamwork in engineering
• 303 - Applied science and maths for engineering

Learners will also be able to choose 8 optional units for the diploma and 11 optional units for the extended diploma. The optional units are as follows:

• 304 - Principles of fabrication processes
• 305 - Principles of welding processes
• 306 - Platework fabrication of materials
• 307 - Sheet metalwork fabrication of materials
• 308 - Fabrication and erection of structural steelwork
• 309 - Pattern development for fabrication
• 310 - Pipe and tube fabrication
• 311 - Mechanical principles of engineering systems
• 312 - Engineering maintenance procedures and techniques
• 313 - Principles of electrical and electronic circuits
• 314 - Electrical and electronic measurement, testing and fault diagnosis
• 315 - Principles of three-phase systems
• 316 - Electrical installation
• 317 - Principles and applications of fluid mechanics
• 318 - Engineering drawing
• 319 - Computer aided design
• 320 - Manufacturing planning
• 321 - Properties and application of engineering materials
• 322 - Principles of machining processes
• 323 - Computer aided manufacturing
• 324 - Principles of engineering measurement
• 325 - Project management
• 326 - Further mathematics for engineers
• 327 - Advanced mechanical principles of engineering systems
• 328 - Organisational improvement
• 329 - Business operations in engineering
• 330 - Primary manufacturing processes
• 331 - Principles of composite materials
• 332 - Industrial process control
• 333 - Automation and robotic technology
• 334 - Leading a team
• 335 - TIG welding of materials
• 336 - MIG and FCAW welding of materials
• 337 - MMA welding of materials
• 338 - Electronic circuit design and manufacture

Units 304 - 310 are specialist units for Metal Fabricators.
Units 311 - 317 are specialist units for Engineering Fitters.
Units 318 – 338 are suitable for learners seeking careers in either profession.
What Careers Can This Lead To?
Upon completion of these qualifications learners will have developed skills required of the Foundation phase of the Engineering Fitter and Metal Fabricator apprenticeships, enabling them to progress further with their training.
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
These qualifications have no specific specialist physical resource requirements.

To deliver these qualifications centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment in order to complete the practical & theoretical aspects of the qualification.

Level 3

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) (4515-03)
Last Registration Date: 04 Sep 2025 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 04/09/2028 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) (4515-04)
Last Registration Date: 04 Sep 2025 Supportive services: SmartScreen

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 04/09/2028 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form