It is suitable if you wish to pursue a career in electrical or electronic engineering.
The course consists of 5 core units and 12 specialist units. All 17 units are required to gain the Extended Diploma. During the course, a range of subjects are covered that introduce many aspects of Electrical/Electronic technology to provide you with the required underpinning knowledge of mathematics, science, business, communications, and project planning and implementation for success in the engineering workplace.
The vocational focus of each qualification is provided through the specialist units.
Topics covered include:
5 GCSEs at A*-C or acceptable alternatives, must include English Language, Maths and Science.
The course is assessed entirely by coursework therefore you need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines. The overall grade for the qualification is a pass, merit or distinction.
The next step could be to our own HND in Electrical Engineering, our Foundation Degree in Engineering, into other Higher Education courses in this field or into direct employment.
Personal Study Time:
You are expected to work independently on research away from the college.
Will this course suit me?
This course would suit students who are interested in a career as an Electrical service Engineer, Electronics Service Engineer, Research and Development Assistant, Electronics Tester, Monitor of Instrumentation.