EDEXCEL Level 3 Subsidiary/Extended Diploma in Electronic Engineering

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Start September 2018
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Length 2 Years
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Full time
Course Code FFDSEY

About this Course

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This course aims to provide you with the technical levels of competence to progress to a variety of degree courses and careers or gain an apprenticeship


  • Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

 

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


At least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English, maths and science
or
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and Maths requirements


An appropriate reference will also be required.


Click here for more detailed information on entry requirements


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

Course Content

Typical subject areas for first year (Subsidiary Diploma course):


  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • CAD
  • Electronic Circuit Design & Manufacture
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Microprocessor Systems and Applications


Typical subject areas for second year (Extended Diploma course):


  • Engineering Project
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Construction & Application of Digital Systems
  • Electronic Fault Finding
  • Business Operations in Engineering
  • Further Electrical Principles
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Principles and Operation of Three-Phase Systems
  • Electrical Installation

Progression/Career Path

After 1 year you can achieve a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering This means you can progress to the Extended Diploma course (below).


After 2 years you can achieve a BTEC Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses in a variety of engineering disciplines, such as Control, Electronic Circuit Design, Electronic Testing, Communications, Computer Systems, Renewable Energy etc.


See UCAS tariff point values for these qualifications


Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Other Costs

Equipment & Materials Required


A4 Folder and Dividers £3

Black Pens £3

2h Pencils/eraser/ruler £3

Spiral bound, hole punched, lined A4 notepad £2

Scientific calculator £10

Small Geometry Set £5


Approximate total: £26

Entry Requirements

To start on this course you need:


At least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English, maths and science
or
a relevant Level 2 qualification, including English and Maths requirements


An appropriate reference will also be required.


Click here for more detailed information on entry requirements


If English is not your first language, please click here for IELTS requirements.

Course Content

Typical subject areas for first year (Subsidiary Diploma course):


  • Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • CAD
  • Electronic Circuit Design & Manufacture
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Microprocessor Systems and Applications


Typical subject areas for second year (Extended Diploma course):


  • Engineering Project
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Construction & Application of Digital Systems
  • Electronic Fault Finding
  • Business Operations in Engineering
  • Further Electrical Principles
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Principles and Operation of Three-Phase Systems
  • Electrical Installation

Progression/Career Path

After 1 year you can achieve a BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering This means you can progress to the Extended Diploma course (below).


After 2 years you can achieve a BTEC Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering This is equivalent to 3 A Levels. This means you can apply for university level courses in a variety of engineering disciplines, such as Control, Electronic Circuit Design, Electronic Testing, Communications, Computer Systems, Renewable Energy etc.


See UCAS tariff point values for these qualifications


Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Other Costs

Equipment & Materials Required


A4 Folder and Dividers £3

Black Pens £3

2h Pencils/eraser/ruler £3

Spiral bound, hole punched, lined A4 notepad £2

Scientific calculator £10

Small Geometry Set £5


Approximate total: £26