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BTEC National Certificate in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at King Edward VI College, Nuneaton

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Engineering is aimed at students who want to develop their skills in Electronicand Electrical Engineering, in preparation for progression into employment or higher education. Topics covered are likely to include: Health and Safety, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Microprocessor Systems and Applications, Electronic Measurement and Testing, Electrical and Electronic Principles, Mechanical Principles, and Mathematics.

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 2 at a minimum of Merit level or CC in GCSE Science and C in GCSE Maths.


Assessment is through coursework portfolios, a combination of written and practical research, and some external exams.

Financial information

There may be small additional costs related to optional visits and trips.

Future opportunities

Students study a selection of mandatory and optional units during the course. This Level 3 qualification is equivalent to an A Level. Some units will have exams, but the majority will be assessed by coursework. This would provide a good foundation for progression alongside other appropriate Level 3 qualifications either directly into employment or to higher education to follow an Engineering related course.

Further information

It is a very practically based subject, which is assessed mainly through assignments rather than examinations. Students do not need to have taken Electronics or Engineering previously, either as a GCSE or a BTEC Level 2.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI College, Nuneaton directly.

Last updated date: 02 February 2016
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