Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land Based Engineering
The Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land Based Engineering qualification is for you if you are 16 years or older, and want to work in land based engineering. It is designed to provide you with a wide range of specialist technical practical skills and detailed knowledge and understanding which will equip you to progress to employment, or to further learning and training, within the land based engineering industry.
This qualification covers all of the skills, knowledge and understanding required to enter employment in the land based engineering industry. You will study a wide range of
areas that include health and safety, calculations for service engineering and workshop processes. You will learn how to repair engines, vehicle systems, electric systems and hydraulic systems. You will learn how to test electronic systems. In addition you will learn how to repair mechanical power transmission systems, synchromesh transmissions and clutches, powershift transmissions and hydrostatic or hydromechanical (CVT) transmissions. You will also learn how to repair cultivation or drilling machinery, application machinery, forage harvesting machinery and combinable or root crop harvesting machinery.
Compulsory topics include:
- Safe working practices
- Repair diesel and petrol engines
- Repair land based electric systems
- Repair land based hydraulic systems
- Repair land based mechanical power transmission systems
- Repair land based hydrostatic and hydro-mechanical, CVT transmissions
- Calculations for land based service engineering
This two-year Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land Based Engineering exposes you to the whole industry, and the opportunities within it. On completion, it is likely that you will enter the industry by working for a manufacturer, dealership or within an agricultural or horticultural workshop. As you will have gained a breadth and depth of skills and knowledge over a wide range of units, you could progress within work to become a land based service engineer, mechanic, or salesperson. Alternatively, you could continue and progress into Higher Education.
For more information, read the Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land Based Engineering Qualification Handbook