Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology

Department: Engineering

Type: 16+

Duration: Two years

The Course

This course meets the needs of students wishing to follow a career working with machinery and equipment in the countryside land-based sectors. Many rural companies operate large high-specification equipment within the sector, whether it is horticultural, landscape or agricultural. Skilled operators and technicians for the sophisticated specialised equipment used in the industry are always in demand.

What You Study

  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Land-based vehicle engine technology service and repair
  • Engines and components
  • Service and repair hydraulic systems and components on land-based equipment
  • Inspecting and testing land-based machinery and equipment
  • Mechanical power transmission systems
  • Repair processes and materials technology
  • Working with ground care equipment
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or 4, including English and Maths. One satisfactory reference is also needed.

Ashley Dodds

City and Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Land-Based Technology

Ashley is travelling the world as a vehicle mechanic in the army after completing his two-year Engineering course.

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