Engineering Technologies (Advanced / Enhanced)

L3 Level 3
Full Time
2 September 2024 — 20 June 2025
Barry Campus

About this course

This course will suit anyone who is interested in a career in Engineering.

The course develops your knowledge and practical skills which can lead to a career in Electrical, Mechanical, Maintenance, Building Services or Design Engineering.

What you will study

On this course you will study:

  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Electronics
  • Electrical Installation
  • 2D CAD
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Maths
  • Mechanical/electrical workshop practice 

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs Grade A* - C to include Maths A* - B, Science A*-C and English A*-D Learners will need to provide their own overalls and safety boots for this course.

Teaching and assessment

  • Written and practical assignments and portfolio

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

2 September 2024

End date

20 June 2025

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

21 hours per week


Barry Campus
Maps & directions

Course code



EAL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies


What our students say

I’ve really enjoyed the practical sessions on this course; and the facilities are great as they have you need here to prepare you for future employment.

Kieran Devine
Former Level 3 Electrical Engineering student

Career prospects & further study

Successful completion of this course will enable students to return for the EAL Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Engineering Technologies, as well as prepare them for entry into a Technical/Engineering Apprenticeship.


Barry Campus
Barry Campus

Cardiff and Vale College,

Barry Campus,

Vale of Glamorgan,

CF62 8YJ