Electrical/Electronic Engineering BTEC Diploma Level 3

Course Code: EL3DP
Learning Aim Code: 50080982
Full-time / Part-time: Part-time
Duration: Two Years
Campus: Wellington Road Campus

Is this the right course for me?

If you have aspirations of working within the vast electrotechnical industry, and can’t commit to full-time study then this is the course for you.

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work in a variety of engineering roles, in both the service and manufacturing industries. You will gain an understanding of fundamental principles and practices within the fields of electrical and electronic engineering.

This is a two year part-time course.

What will I learn?

During this course you will study:

  • Health and safety in engineering
  • Mathematics for technicians
  • Electrical technology
  • Electrical installation
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Electronic measurement and testing
  • Project
  • Communications
  • Further electrical principles
  • Three phase machines
  • Three phase systems

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of the electrical and electronic engineering
  • Learn how electrical circuits are built and work and develop practical skills
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with workshop tools
  • Understand how health and safety is applied in the engineering industry
  • Improve your practical and academic skills
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in classroom and workshop activities

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will take place by assignments. You will be continually assessed throughout the program. There are several components to the assessment, both theoretical and practical.

What can I do next?

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career in the electrotechnical industry
  • Progress on to the Electrical Electronic HNC

What are the Entry Requirements?

To access this course you are required to have:

  • Four or more GCSEs at grade C or above (which must contain English and mathematics) or
  • Level 2 electrical or electronic qualification
  • An initial maths and English assessment on entry to identify any areas that you may need assistance with

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