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Electrical/Electronic Engineering BTEC Diploma Level 3 at City of Wolverhampton College

Course description

During this course you will study:

  • Health and safety in engineering
  • Mathematics for technicians
  • Electronic devices
  • Electrical technology
  • Engineering drawing
  • Electrical installation
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Electronic measurement and testing

Course content

This course is perfect for anyone who has aspirations of working within the vast electrotechnical industry, moving into Higher Education to gain a HNC or degree within the electrical or electronic fields of study.

The qualification aims to develop your existing skills, qualifications and training to provide you with an advanced understanding of the knowledge and techniques required within the engineering industry.

Entry requirements

To access this course you are required to have:

  • Four or more GCSEs at Grade C or above including English or maths (specified which for some courses) or
  • Level 2 electrical or electronic qualification
  • An initial maths and English assessment to identify any areas that you may need assistance with


Assessment will take place by assignments. You will be continually assessed throughout the program.

Future opportunities

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career in the electrotechnical industry
  • Progress on to the Electrical Electronic HNC

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Wolverhampton College directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2015
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    • The Paget Road campus, in Compton to the west of Wolverhampton, provides courses in art and design, business and management, computing and IT, education and teaching, engineering, English, health and social care, journalism, maths, media, motor vehicle, music technology, performing arts, photography and science.

      Also on offer at the site are Pathways programmes for people without any formal qualifications, ESOL courses for speakers of other languages, and short courses for job seekers.

      The campus is also home to CitySixth – the college's dedicated sixth form centre offering A Levels in a range of subjects - and a Higher Education Centre which offers HNCs, HNDs and Foundation Degrees, and also boasts an Engineering Learning Zone also equipped with industry-standard equipment, modern motor vehicle workshops, new performing and recording studios, and well equipped science labs.

      The site has a Student Hub, Study Hub, cafeteria and large free student car park and is on major bus routes.