Engineering - Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Wakefield College
This Diploma is designed to give you a wide range of engineering skills and knowledge with the opportunity to specialise in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Year 2.
What you will study
In Year 1 you will study towards the 90 Credit Level 3 Diploma in Engineering which will give you a solid base for your later specialist studies. The units covered in Year 1 may include:
* Health & Safety
* Mechanical Principals and Applications
* Electrical and Electronic Principles
* Engineering Materials
* Engineering Drawing
* Electro Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems
* Principals and Application of Electronic Devices
Provided that you successfully complete the 90 Credit Diploma, you may progress to the Extended Diploma, choosing between Mechanical and Electrical/Eletronic Engineering. The units for the Electrical and Electronic option may include:
* Engineering Project (Double Unit)
* Business Operations in Engineering
* Further Maths
* Principles and Application of Analogue Electronics
* Application of Digital Systems
* Electronic Fault Finding
* Electrical Technology
* Further Electrical Principles
4 GCSEs at A*-C (new grade 9-4) including English and Maths
4 GCSEs at A*-C (new grade 9-4)
Level 2 Functional Skills in either English or Maths, and
Grade D (new grade 3) or Level 1 Functional Skills in the other
Each unit is assessed by assignments and/or tests.
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18 years old. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residential etc. which are payable by all students.
Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and then withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost.
Different fees apply to international students.
For more detailed information on financial support and fees for students aged 19+ contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789304.
Full-time study at university to gain an Engineering degree or HND. Those in employment could progress to the HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at Wakefield College.
Completion of this course will enable you to apply for an Advanced Apprenticeship. You could also apply for a wide range of highly skilled jobs as a technician engineer in electrical or electronic engineering or in the manufacturing industry.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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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.