Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technologies
This advanced course strengthens the knowledge and skills gained at level 2, whilst providing a more in-depth understanding of electrical electronic principles and engineering science.
You'll develop your knowledge of electrical and electronic disciplines with both theory based sessions and some practical experience and experimentation.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.
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 a minimum of four GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths and science.
You should preferably have a level 2 qualification.
English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.
What are the course fees?
If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), 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 click here.
However, if you are 19+, course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information, please click here.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
Upon completion of this course, you could continue your studies on a higher level qualification by progressing onto the engineering HNC/HND at University Centre St Helens.
Alternatively, you may want to look for work in the industry, either in design or maintainence of electrical control systems, machinery and equipment or you could even progress on to an apprenticeship and earn while you learn.Ref: Student Services