BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (QCF)
This is a 2 year course ( One day per week )
The BTEC National Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Engineering consist of five mandatory core units plus six specialist units.
Delivered in year 1
Business Systems for Technicians
Communications for Technicians
Engineering Drawing for Technicians
Mathematics for Technicians
Principles of Electronic devices & Circuits
Electrical & Electronic Principles
Delivered in year 2
Engineering Project ( Double Unit )
Three Phase Motors & Drives
Three Phase Systems
This course is assessed using a mixture of coursework assignments and projects.
The qualification is equivalent to 2 A Levels.
Awarding Body - EDEXCEL
Applicants will be expected to have at least a BTEC First Diploma in Engineering or 4 GCSE passes at grade C including Maths/Science/English.
The BTEC Nationals in Electrical/Electronic Engineering have been developed in the engineering sector to focus on; i) education and training for employees in the electrical and electronic engineering sectors; ii) providing opportunities for employees in the electrical and electronic engineering sectors to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally specific qualification; iii) giving learners the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised vocationally specific qualification to enter employment in the engineering sector or to progress to higher education i.e BTEC Higher National in Electrical/Electronic Engineering; iv) giving learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.
National Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Successful students can progress to universities or other higher education institutions or study for HNC/HND.
Free study and financial support:
Many part-time students at South Tyneside College do not have to pay for their course. We may also be able to help you with some of the extra costs associated with college, eg travel, childcare, equipment, books etc. Please go to Student Support for details.
How to apply:
Please call the Information Centre on 0191 427 3900 if you have any queries.
South Tyneside College does its best to help its students achieve their learning goals whatever their individual needs. Please ask us about additional learning support. If you are a disabled person or have a specific need, please let us know when you apply so that we can help.
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