Level 4 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


Rushmore Business School will offer the Level 4 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, awarded by City and Guilds.

Who is this qualification for?
This Diploma is aimed at learners who:
| wish to gain employment as Engineering Technician;
| wish to progress into higher level Engineering qualifications.

What does this qualification cover?
It allows learners to learn, develop and practise the advanced skills required for employment and career progression in the engineering sector.

It will also allow learners to build their knowledge of the principles of mathematics, science and technologies that underpin engineering.

What opportunities for progression are there?
It allows learners to progress into employment or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:
| Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or other equivalent City & Guilds qualifications;


Course Structure
To achieve the Level 4 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, learners must complete the following 4 mandatory units and 7 optional units, according to City and Guilds requirements.

Core Modules
Year 1 Semester 1
| Engineering mathematics (Mandatory)
| Electrical Principles for Mechanical Engineering (Mandatory)
| Principles of mechanical engineering (Mandatory)
| Engineering fluid mechanics and thermodynamics (Mandatory)
| Maintenance of engineering systems and equipment (Optional)
| Personal and professional development (Optional)

Year 1 Semester 2
| Computer Aided Design for manufacture (Optional)
| Engineering design (Optional)
| Principles of composite materials (Optional)
| Materials engineering (Optional)
| Metal fabrication technology (Optional)

Assessment will be a combination of exams and practicals


Entry Requirements:
| Level 3 Diploma in Engineering;
| Level 3 Technician Diploma in Engineering;
| Physics and Mathematics at A Level;
| or an equivalent qualification to any of the above.

Awarding Body
City & Guilds (UK)

Duration of Study
1 Year – 2 Semesters

Study Mode
Full Time / Part Time


MQA Approved

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