Electrical and Electronic Engineering Extended Diploma Level 3

Course Overview

This course would suit those interested in Automation, Electrical technology, electronic/electrical engineering, automotive electronics or green technologies.

This electrical/electronic engineering qualification is equivalent to three A Levels and has been designed to give you the underpinning knowledge and specific skills needed to meet the expectations of modern engineering industries and developing technologies.

Units may include:

  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Electrical installation
  • Electronic measurement and testing
  • Application of electronic devices and circuits
  • Engineering product design and manufacture
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Industrial robot technology

Assessment Methods

This course is assessed by a range of assignments and assessments. These are set and marked internally by College staff and then validated by an external moderator. You will also be expected to complete work experience in a relevant industry placement. 

Progression Options

For students who successfully complete the course you could progress to the HNC in Electrical/Electronic Control Engineering or Foundation Degree in Mechatronics which are both offered at University Centre Somerset, and lead to the MEng with the University of the West England. Former engineering students have become Design Engineers, Electronic Technicians and Control Engineers.

Course Summary

Course Title Electrical and Electronic Engineering Extended Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 (A* to C) range including maths
(Higher) at grade 5 (B) or above. Alternatively, an appropriate Level 2
qualification with an overall Merit which includes maths is
acceptable.

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Spotlight

I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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