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Electrical/Electronic Engineering BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at Burnley College

Course description

This course prepares you for future employment working with programmable logic controllers and microcontrollers. Units include: Electrical and Electronic Principles, Electronic Devices and Circuits, Microcontrollers and Programmable Controllers, Fault Finding, Analogue Electronics, Communication for Engineering Technicians and Digital Electronics. All topics are delivered with relevance to industry requirements.

Our industry standard machinery and equipment includes:

• Lloyds Tensile Training Machine
• Autoclave
• Rapid Prototyping Machine/3D Printer
• Fully equipped electronic workshops
• MasterCAM and Cambridge Engineering Software
• Autodesk inventor

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including Mathematics OR a relevant Level 2 Diploma with a Merit or above grade and a GCSE grade C in Mathematics.


Assessment is via coursework, practical tasks and observations.

Future opportunities

This course is ideal for those looking to study at university in specialist areas, such as: Electronic Engineering, Computer Aided Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronic Project Design, Control Systems, and Robotics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 February 2016
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