Electrical and Electronic Engineering Extended Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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 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

This course is equivalent to three A Levels and students who are successful 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 of 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 range, including English at grade 4 and Maths at grade 5 or above. Alternatively, an appropriate Level 2 qualification with an overall Merit that includes Maths is acceptable.

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