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

Engineering and manufacturing

This qualification provides learners with knowledge and understanding of a complex blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours across Advanced Manufacturing Engineering disciplines. The qualification covers the advanced knowledge, understanding and skills that are required by someone working in the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering sector. It takes a hands-on approach to training.

Learners must be at least 16 years old. Any entry requirements for this qualification can be found in the relevant Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Standard. Learners must have the potential to achieve all aspects of the qualification. In particular, learners should be able to demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required to comply with the health and safety aspects of the qualification, the completion of the learning outcomes, and the assessments

This qualification is predominantly for learners completing the development phase of an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering apprenticeship standard. It is also suitable for learners in full time education who would like to gain an advanced level of knowledge and understanding about the sector. The qualification may also be suitable for learners who are considering a career change. The qualification has been specifically designed for a range of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering disciplines or to offer progression into a higher level of study or an Apprenticeship.


Assessment methods within this qualification include Centre marked
practical and knowledge assessments for the three mandatory units, an on-screen multiple choice examination for one of the optional units, and Centre marked practical and knowledge assessments for all other optional units. Assessment methods have been designed to assess the knowledge, understanding and skills of learners for all units.

This qualification is made up of units to which appropriate assessment methods have been applied. The units contain the learning outcomes and the assessment criteria that the learner is to be assessed against.