Electrical and Electronic Engineering BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Sheffield College
This is a 1 year full time course.
About the course
This course is suitable for students wishing to pursue a career in electrical or electronic engineering. The course consists of 3 core units and 6 specialist units.
The core units are working safely and effectively in engineering, interpreting and using engineering information and mathematics for engineering technicians.
You will also study specialist units in applied electrical and mechanical science for engineering, operation and maintenance of electrical systems and components, engineering marking out, electric circuit construction, performing electrical operations, electronic devices and communication applications.
Approximately 70% of the course is theory and contextual work and 30% practical.
You will be required to study functional skills or GCSE English or maths if you do not already hold a minimum of GCSE grade 4. (Many universities and employers ask for a minimum of GCSE grade 4 in both maths and English).
Key Reading- BTEC Level 2 Engineering IBSN number 978-1-84690-723-4.
Please note: This course is an engineering course not an installation course and does not provide qualified electrician status.
Personal Study Time
You are expected to work independently on project work away from the college.
Will this course suit me?
This course would suit students who are interested in a career as an Engineering Technician, Engineering Operative, Electronic or Electrical Routine Maintenance, Component Pickers or Warehouse Operations.
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
What students say about this course.
“The practical units are relevant and enjoyable”
“The course is as advertised and has relevant academic and practical skills”
“I am achieving what I want from the course”
5 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above to include English Language, Maths & Science
The course is assessed entirely by coursework therefore you need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines. The overall grade for the qualification is a pass, merit or distinction.
You should aim to achieve at least a merit grade if you wish to progress to a higher level of study.
At The Sheffield College we will always do our best to support you through your studies, to make them as stress free as possible. We have a specialist support team who can give you all the advice you need on all things financial, including what might be available to you, so that you don’t go short and you can concentrate all your efforts into your studies.
If you meet the eligibility criteria we’ll be able to support you with free meals. You’ll get an amount of money that you can use within the college shops and diners per day. This will be added to your student ID card which you will just swipe to purchase items.
Students (including Apprentices) of The Sheffield College who live in South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16–18 Student Pass which entitles pass holders to cheaper travel on buses and trams in South Yorkshire. Pass holders are also entitled to half fare on Northern train services in South Yorkshire.
Learner Support Fund
If you are enrolled with us, you may receive support towards the cost of:
Books and materials
Uniform and equipment
Essential course trips
- DBS checks needed for your course (previously known as CRB)
UCAS registration fee and travel to interviews when applying for university
Where can it lead?
The next step could be on to the level 3 BTEC in Electrical Engineering, on to an Engineering Apprenticeship or into direct employment.
How to apply
School pupils in Sheffield should apply online with the help of their school. Other students can apply using a paper application form available from any college campus, by phoning 0114 2602600, or downloading one from our website www.sheffcol.ac.uk
Why not come and see for yourself. Visit us on one of our open evenings and meet the people who will be teaching you, have a chat about what the course involves and look round our fantastic facilities where you’ll be learning.
Our City, Hillsborough, Peaks and Olive Grove campuses will be open on the following days:
- Monday 20th November 2017, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Wednesday 7th March 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
- Thursday 17th May 2018, 3.30pm - 7pm
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.