Solihull College

Part Time Electrical/Electronic Engineering National Certificate EDEXCEL

Solihull College
In Smith'S Wood

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Smith's wood
  • Vocational qualification
  • Smith's wood
Description

The BTEC National Certificate can be studied either in PART TIME or FULL TIME mode. The programme is suitable for people who wish to become Electrical engineers or technicians within the manufacturing or service community of the world. This provides a sound base a modern apprenticeship scheme or progressing into higher education.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Smith'S Wood (West Midlands)
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Auckland Drive, B36 0NE

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

You will normally need to have at least one of the following: a BTEC First Certificate or Diploma in a related subject an Intermediate GNVQ in a related subject at least four GCSEs at grades A - C including Mathematics and Science Have appropriate industrial experience with in-company training

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Course programme


Electrical/Electronic Engineering National Certificate EDEXCEL
Course Level: Level 3 - Further Education equivalent to AS/A2 Level, BTEC National Diploma or NVQ3

Reference Number: QET3KE04/CCP1

Introduction
  • The BTEC National Certificate can be studied either in PART TIME or FULL TIME mode. The programme is suitable for people who wish to become Electrical engineers or technicians within the manufacturing or service community of the world. This provides a sound base a modern apprenticeship scheme or progressing into higher education.

What will be covered in the course?
  • The Diploma requires the completion of 12 units of study. The programme comprises six core units; Business Systems for Technicians, Communications for Technicians, Science for Technicians, Mathematics for Technicians, Project (Electrical/Electronic), Electrical & Electronic Principles and 6 unit from optional subjects.

Course dates and times
Offered at various times, please contact us for further information.

What qualification(s) can be gained?
BTEC National Certificate in Electronic/Electronic Engineering

How is the course assessed?
Each unit comprises of three or four modules. Each module has an associated assignment which involves specialist principles and some practical activity. The evidence required from the student is detailed within the assignment brief. There will be an externally set Integrated Vocational Assignment (IVA) for the communications for technicians and project units. This IVA is set by BTEC and the method that has been chosen for national standardization. All units are individually graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

Costs
  • Course Fee *: £1,340.00 Examination Fee: £151.00 * Payable for each year if the course is longer than 12 months.

Additional costs
  • Equipment generally required for the completion of the programme; calculator, drawing equipment, safety shoes where necessary.

Attendance and additional study hours
  • None.

Further information
An Interview is required to join this course. BTEC National Certificate are valued by employers and higher education establishments alike. Students go into careers in many engineering disciplines as technicians and there is a clear route through to incorporated and chartered status. Engineers regularly move into senior positions in national and international organisations. Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
If you wish you may go into higher education by continuing your studies at Solihull College to take a BTEC Higher National Certificate in subjects such as: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Electronic & Computing and Computer Software Engineering. If you are a full time student you may want to get a job and you could work in: Manufacturing engineering, Electrical / Electronics industry, Engineering Design by taking up a Modern apprenticeship

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