Electrical & Electronic Engineering – BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
Electrical & Electronic Engineering is a two year full time course.
The Electrical & Electronic Engineering course is for students wishing to gain further knowledge in electrical engineering.
Electrical & Electronic Engineering is taught from our campus in Longbridge. The campus is easily accessible via public transport routes from; Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Warwick, Sutton Coldfield and other surrounding areas.
Core units (students are required to complete all five core units)
- Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
- Communications for Engineering Technicians
- Engineering Project
- Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
- Electrical and Electronic Principles
Twelve specialist units from the following:
- Operations in Engineering
- Engineering Design
- Commercial Aspects of Engineering Organisations
- Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials
- Selecting and Using Programmable Logic Controllers
- Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
- Electrical Technology
- Electronic Measurement and Testing
- Principles and Applications of Analogue Electronics
- Construction and Applications of Digital Systems
- Microprocessor Systems and Applications
- Electronic Fault-finding
- Features and Applications of Electrical Machines
- Principles and Operation of Three-Phase Systems
- Three-Phase Motors and Drives
- Mechanical Principles and Applications
- Engineering Drawing for Technicians
- Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
- Electronic Circuit Design and Manufacture
- Industrial Plant and Process Control
- Industrial Process Controllers
- Electrical Installation
- Further Electrical Principles
- Principles and Applications of Microcontrollers
Functional Skills are a compulsory part of all Sixth Form Centre courses. Students set targets to improve their skills and gain qualifications, in English, Maths and/or IT. The Functional Skills and levels taken are based on initial assessment and GCSE results. There is a particular emphasis on skills required for engineering. Students build up a folder of evidence from their vocational work and may be required to sit one or more tests.
- Personal tutorials
- Subject tutorials
Students are assessed through coursework.
On successful completion students will be awarded the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
Opportunities for Progression
This qualification will prepare you for vocational study of engineering in Higher Education, as well as employment.
4 GCSEs grade C, including Maths and English and a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Engineering (merit or above) or equivalent.
24+ ADVANCED LEARNING LOANS
From April 2013, anyone aged 24+ and starting a course on or after 1 August 2013 may apply for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan. The loans are designed to help you pay your tuition fees and are available to all UK nationals* studying at Level 3 or Level 4 or an Advanced or Higher Apprenticeship. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until your income is over £21,000 a year. If your loan is for an Access to Higher Education programme and you progress to complete a Higher Education programme, you will not have to pay back your 24+ loan!
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*Resident in the UK for three years prior to the start of the course. Enquire for further eligibility
For Further Information
If you're interested in studying Electrical & Electronic Engineering at Bournville College, enquiries should be made to the Advice Zone and entry onto the programme will be dependent upon a satisfactory interview. Please telephone 0121 477 1300 for further information, call in or email firstname.lastname@example.org