Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies - Electrical Engineering

With this advanced course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic principles and digital and microelectronics to prepare you for a successful career.

Developing your knowledge and practical skills in our specialist workshops, you will explore engineering mathematics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and panel wiring for engineering application.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

For those aged 19+, you will attend college for one day per week for two years.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Engineering environmental health and safety
  • Engineering mathematics
  • Programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
  • Electrical testing and commissioning
  • Installation of electrical equipment

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed through a combination of assignments and one external examination.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above, including English, Maths and Science.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

If you already have a grade 4 or above in English and/or maths but wish to achieve a higher grade, we can also support you to do this.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2019), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated financial support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you could advance your studies by progressing on to the HNC in Engineering at University Centre St Helens.

Alternatively, you may want to look for work in the industry, either in design or maintenance of electrical control systems, machinery and equipment, or you could even progress on to an apprenticeship and earn whilst you learn.

Ref: Adeel Khan

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Workplace Environment

You will develop your skills and knowledge in our impressive specialist engineering workshops.

Expert Tutors

Our tutors are experienced, industry experts and passionate about their subject too.

Wide Range of Courses

We have an extensive range of courses across a variety of engineering disciplines.

Industry links

We have strong links with employers such as Peel Ports and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Interactive Experience

Your learning is practical, hands-on and heavily work experience focused.

Employment Opportunities

Our courses meet the skills priorities of the engineering industry.