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Electrical Engineering Level 3 BTEC Diploma Year 1 of 2 at Eastleigh College

Course description

You will look at all aspects of design including; product specification, planning, building regulations and environmental issues, in connection with the areas of Electrical Installation, Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning.

You will also undertake practical tasks and activities as required within the classroom or our brand new technology workshops.

The course is mainly assignment based, with some on site inspections, project work and problem solving scenarios, all related to building services design systems

The staff are all experienced in the areas of building services and have worked in the industry.

Course content

You will study the following core subjects:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Construction and the Environment
  • Mathematics in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Science and Materials in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Building Services Control Systems
  • Building Services Science

You will also study another 6 subjects from the following disciplines:

  • Electrical Installation Design
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Plumbing

The course is mainly assignment based, with some on site inspections, project work and problem solving cenarios, all related to building services design system.

You will look at all aspects of design including; product specification, planning, building regulations and environmental issues, in connection with the areas of Electrical Installation, Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning.

You will also undertake practical tasks and activities as required within the classroom or our brand new technology workshops.

Entry requirements

  • To be eligible for the course you will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade A*-C including Maths, English and Science or equivalent.
  • Relevant Level 2 qualifications will also be considered.
  • Eligible students will also need to complete a successful aptitude test / interview at the college.

Assessment

The course is mainly assignment based, with some on site inspections, project work and problem solving scenarios, all related to building services design systems

Future opportunities

Following successful completion of the course students may either progress onto our part-time HNC in Engineering or other Higher Education studying at degree level and we have contact with several local universities offering relevant courses.

Students may also gain employment within the industry and there may be a possible of continuing your studies at the college to National Diploma Level.

Further information

Our Engineering department benefits from a dedicated workshop which is equipped with a wide range of practical equipment and machinery, which students will use throughout their studies. All of our facilities are in-line with the industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eastleigh College directly.

Last updated date: 03 March 2016

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