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Qualification name BTEC HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Qualification level 4
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost description These fees relate to 2022/23 Tuition Fee: TBC
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course is designed to equip working engineers with the necessary academic skills to progress in their careers. It is a broad-based program of study but addresses fundamental areas which span many disciplines in modern engineering including aerospace, energy, industrial manufacturing, design, mechatronics and food processing. The course comprises 4 units of study per year. Leaners are provided with module materials, lectures, tutorials, computer workshops, laboratory tests and research exercises. The course draws students from many international companies and a wide geographical catchment.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Either/or • Level 3 qualification in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering, or equivalent • Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our RPL process for accreditation towards this course.

View the key features of this course.

The units you will study are: Year 1 Maths Science PLC/Robotics Engineering Design Year 2 Electrical Machines Project Electrical Principles Electrical Systems

Understand how the course will be delivered.

The course is delivered through a mixture of classroom-based work and practical work using modern equipment. Students will attend lectures on a day-release basis which will include tutorials, computer workshops, research periods etc. Students are expected to sustain 10 hours per week of self-directed study. In Year 2 students will also undertake an individual project and group tasks which will enhance development of knowledge and skills.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Students will be assessed through a mixture of phase tests, theoretical and practical assignments, and a work-related project.

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Name Castleford College
Address Thunderhead Ridge
West Yorkshire
WF10 4UA
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Phone 01924 789111
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