1. Qualification details

Qualification name Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (QCF)
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course webpage https://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk/courses/engineering-and-manufacturing/552-level-3/2050-level-3-electrical-electronic-engineering.html
Course type Full time
Course start date 08 September 2020
Price £0.00
Additional price description Full Funding for permanent UK residents aged 16-18 years of age. For students aged 19+ there is the option to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or to pay by monthly instalments - please contact the Enrolment Centre for up to date fee information.
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours
Support facilities Childcare facilities (on site)|Facilities/support for students with learning difficulties (on site)|Guidance and advice service (on site), Bursary support

2. Course description

The Level 3 Electrical/Electronic in Engineering is a two year course. This qualification is designed to provide a highly specialist, work-related qualifications in a range of vocational sectors. Many of the units have strong links to the knowledge and evidence requirements of the SEMTA National Occupational Standards and relevant NVQs at Level 3 and will provide students with opportunities for progression within and into employment. The qualifications have also been designed so that students can progress into Higher Education, for example to BTEC Higher Nationals and undergraduate engineering degree qualifications. This BTEC qualification in Engineering has been designed to provide a wide range of units so that students can focus on their chosen career or area of interest. The qualification provides opportunities for students who intend progressing into senior technician roles as well as for those who are not yet based in industry and wish to gain a sound understanding of engineering. Several of the core units are common across different engineering titles and provide students with the required underpinning knowledge of health and safety, mathematics, science, communications and project planning and implementation for success in the specialist units and the engineering workplace. The vocational focus of each qualification is provided through the specialist units. What will I study? Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace Mathematics for Engineering Technicians Mechanical Principles and Applications Electrical and Electronic Principles Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials Engineering Drawings for Technicians Engineering Project (Double Unit) Communications for Engineering Technicians Engineering Design Further Maths Further Electrical & Electronic Principles Electrical Machines Analogue Circuits Circuit Design and Manufacture

3. Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 including maths, English must be at least Grade 3

4. Equipment required

Personal Protective Equipment such as safety boots and overalls may be required.

5. Assessment method

Assignments Phase Tests Supervised module Exams

6. Venue

Address Main Campus
Booth Lane
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Email enquiries@northamptoncollege.ac.uk
Phone 03001232344
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

7. Other dates and venues

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