Electrical & Electronic Engineering Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma

17151W1 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This course will develop the skills, knowledge and competence you will need to carry out the duties of an Electrical/Electronic Technician in the workplace. Learning the principles and practices needed to work in this area will require you to take part in formal lessons, tutorials, practical work and assessments.

What will I study?

You will study 18 units. The core units are: communications for technicians, science for technicians, mathematics for technicians, project, electrical & electronic principles. A further twelve specialist units will be timetabled from: electronics, analogue electronics, digital electronics, further electronics, micro electronics, electronic fault finding, ECAD & analysis, electronic circuit manufacture, further mathematics for technicians, further electrical principles, electronic test & measurement, engineering workshop practices, PC specification & maintenance, introduction to software development, programmable controllers and energy management over the two years.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

A combination of assignments, presentations and phase tests.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Progression onto a HND at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College, University Degree, Degree apprentice programmes or employment in industry, the armed forces or other government agencies.

Other Information

This course is suitable for Electrical Engineering design and maintenance careers (not Electrical Installation). You will develop key skills and additional learning goals that will assist you in your working environment. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £8376.90 3F

Exam Fee

£206.10
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University Centre course fees shown are per annum. Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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