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BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)
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1 year
Full time
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Course description

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering-B3ENEF

Who is the course for

This course is for students who are currently seeking employment at technician engineer level in the electrical, electronics or computer environment.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry Requirements

GCSE grades 4-9 in five subjects including Mathematics, Science, English Language and 2 of the following - Design Technology, Business and ICT.

Or BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering with overall MM, and merit in Unit 10 Mathematics for Engineering, with GCSE grades 4-9 in Mathematics.

And a good academic reference or school report.

Training Course Content

Course Content

This course covers the following units:

Mandatory units

  • Engineering Principles (External Examination)
  • Delivery of Engineering Processes Safely as a Team (Internal Assessment)
  • Engineering Product Design and Manufacture (External Assessment)
  • Applied Commercial and Quality Principles in Engineering (Internal Assessment)
  • A Specialist Engineering Project (Internal Assessment)
  • Microcontroller Systems for Engineers (External Assessment)
  • Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Internal Assessment)

    Optional Units
  • Further Engineering Mathematics (Internal Assessment)
  • Electronic Devices and Circuits (Internal Assessment)
  • Analogue Electronic Circuits (Internal Assessment)
  • Digital and Analogue Electronic Systems (Internal Assessment)
  • Computer Programming (Internal Assessment)
  • Electrical Machines (Internal Assessment)
  • Electrical Power Distribution and Transmission (Internal Assessment)
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (Internal Assessment)

Study Methods

Each unit is studied through workshop and classroom activities. There is a weekly tutorial and private study to enable students to work on their own.

How is the course assessed

Units 1, 3 and 6 will be assessed externally by the awarding body (Pearson). The remaining units will be assessed internally by course assignments and tests.

Continuing Studies

Where next - Further Studies

Students can progress onto one of the following routes of further studies.

  • Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) at Uxbridge College / West London IoT, then progressing to * Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) and then top up degree BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Brunel University
  • BEng at university
  • Apprenticeship in an engineering discipline

Where next - Job Opportunities

Apprenticeship or employment in the engineering sector.

About provider

HCUC - Harrow College & Uxbridge College

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HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College)

Park Road
UB8 1NQ Uxbridge Middlesex

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