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Electrical/Electronic Engineering BTEC Extended Diploma - Level 3 at Dudley College

Course description

At the end of the 2 year period you will be in a position to gain employment as an electrical engineering technician and progress to a technical apprenticeship.

Course content

This course will enable you to specialise in the electrical/electronic discipline of engineering. At the end of the two year period you will be in a position to gain employment as an engineering technician, progress to a Technical Apprenticeship or progress to a degree course (suitable grades must be attained on this course)

You will study 17 units in total as follows:

Core units:
• Mathematics
• Communication and business systems for technicians
• Electrical and electronic principles
• Project
• Health and Safety.

Specialist units:
• Programmable controllers
• Further electrical and electronic principles
• Electronics
• Digital electronics
• Microelectronics
• Further electronics
• 3 phase systems and motors
• Electrical technology
• Electronic fault finding
• Electro, pneumatic and hydraulic systems and devices
• Further mathematics.

Entry requirements

16/17 Starts

4 GCSEs at grade B or above including English, Mathematics and science or BTEC First Level 2 Engineering Award at a merit grade or an appropriate City & Guilds qualification.

17/18 Starts

4 GCSEs at grade 5 or above including mathematics and science or BTEC First Level 2 Engineering Award at a merit grade or an appropriate City & Guilds qualification.

Assessment

Each unit will be assessed by written assignments, assessment tests and coursework.

Financial information

There is no need to worry about the costs of coming to college as there is lots of financial help available. Our finance and welfare officers will be able to talk to you about any help that may be available to you based on your individual circumstances.

 

 

Examples of financial help are:

 

Bursary fund

 

 

Students aged 16-18 attending a full-time further education course can apply to the 16-18 Bursary Fund for help with college related costs. More information about the 16-18 Bursary Fund can be found at the website:https://www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund or by contacting our Student Finance team on 01384 363 555.

 

Free BUS PASS

 

We will provide a free bus pass to help with travel costs for 16-18* year olds on full-time programmes, based on individual circumstances**. To qualify for a free bus pass***, you must live more than one mile from the campus at which you will be studying and not already be in receipt of other financial support, such as Care to Learn funding.

 

*Under 19 as at 31 August 2017.

 

**Students with learning difficulties or disabilities who are unable to access public transport may still be able to receive help – talk to our Student Finance team.

 

***Evidence of family income will need to be provided.

 

For advice on help that may be available to you when you start college call our Student Finance team on 01384 363 555.

Future opportunities

HNC/HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering, university degree, Advanced Apprenticeship or Higher Apprenticeship.

Further information

For further information about Dudley College and the courses on offer, please visit http://www.dudleycol.ac.uk or contact Student Services on 01384 363 363.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 February 2017
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