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Electrical, Electronic Engineering BTEC Level 3 90 Credit/Extended Diploma at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College

Course description

If you are interested in engineering training, working in electrical engineering or want to study an electronics-related subject at a higher level, this course will prepare you for university and a career in areas such as electrical engineering, electronics, avionics, automotive, telecommunications and mobile communications.

Course content

The course consists of 17 units.

Year 1 of the course gives 90 credits , 9 units each with 10 credits. Year 2 of the course -additional 90 credits, 8 units, each unit is worth 10 credits with exception of Engineering project unit worth 20 credits ,giving a total of 180 credits.

The following units are taught:

Core BTEC Units:

  • Mathematics for Technicians
  • Health and Safety
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

Other units include:

  • Electrical Technology
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Electronic Measurement and testing
  • Engineering Design
  • Construction and Applications of Digital systems
  • Engineering Project
  • Communications for Technicians
  • Electronics fault finding
  • Principle and applications of Analogue Electronics
  • Further maths

Entry requirements

4-5 GCSEs grade A- C, including English and Maths (Higher). Students with full Level 2 vocational qualifications (preferably in engineering with an overall Merit/Distinction and GCSE Maths (Higher) and English grade A- C will be considered. For internal candidates entry requirements may differ. All candidates require a good reference.


Course assessment in accordance to BTEC requirements. Includes:

  • In class assessments.
  • Completion of assignments.
  • Practical assessments

Future opportunities

After two year course, depending on grades progression to University or employment as engineering technician

Further information

You will be learning within a fully established electronics lab which is fully equipped to deal with all aspects of electronic repairs and diagnostics. Delivery is a mix of lectures, laboratory/practical work, tutorials, self study periods, projects and assignment work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017