5 GCSEs grades 9-4 (grade A*-C) including English, maths, science and 2 of the following - design technology, business and ICT or BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate/Diploma in Engineering with overall MP, merit in Mathematics for Engineering. If necessary references may be taken up.
This course is for students who are currently seeking employment at technician engineer level in the electrical, electronics or computer environment.
Year 1 course = 90 credits Year 2 course = additional 90 credits (total 180 credits)
Year 1 units include:
Year 2 units include:
All units have 10 credits except Engineering project, which has 20 credits.
A balance of lecturer, laboratory/practical work, tutorials, private study periods, projects and assignment work.
All the units are assessed by course assignments which meet BTEC grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction
Progress from the BTEC 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (subject to academic performance and attendance) or an apprenticeship. After completing the Extended Diploma, progress onto a higher education course.
Gain employment in the electronics, power, control and computer- related areas such as electronics design and development, commissioning, installation, maintenance and fault-diagnosis, computer systems, trouble-shooting, project planning and technical services/sales.
Last updated: 31 October 2018
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