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Electrical & Electronic Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma

  • ALL
  • FULL L3
  • EHCP

If you are a trainee or an apprentice, this nationally recognised course equips you with the skills you need to develop your career in electrical or electronic engineering.

Entry requirements

You need three GCSEs at grade C or above in Mathematics, Science and English, OR a First Certificate/Diploma in a related subject, OR an equivalent Level 2 qualification. If you are over 21, you may gain entry to the course subject to a successful interview, and will be considered individually on your experience rather than your qualifications.

Course content

Year 1 Units - for 60-credit Subsidiary Diploma only.

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Electronic Measurement and Testing

Year 2 Units – for the full 120-credit Diploma:

  • Engineering Project
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Selecting and Using Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Microprocessor Systems and Applications
  • Further Electrical Principles

Assessment methods

Assessment is on a continuing basis and will include phase tests and assignments.

Further study and career options

Successful completion enables you to progress on to our HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or similar level qualifications.

Additional information

Pay by instalments

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 7 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please register your interest here for our part-time courses starting from September 2020.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)Fees per yearLocationCourse Code
2 Years 23/09/2019 Mon 8.30 am - 5.45 pm £4170 (£2085 per year) Cauldwell Street D999

 

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

Don't let money be a worry! Low-interest loans - study now, pay later

Advanced Learner Loans
If you’re aged 19 or over on the start date of your chosen course, you can apply for a loan to cover the tuition fees for some Level 3+ qualifications. There’s also nothing to pay back until you’ve completed your course and you’re earning over £25,000 per year!

» Visit the Advanced Learner Loans page for more information

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