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Engineering (Electrical/Electronic) - Level 3 BTEC Diploma

Part Time

Course Overview

This course aims to equip new and existing personnel working in the electronics field with the necessary skills required by a technician.

The course provides a good background in technical engineering, it supports underpinning knowledge for NVQs at Level 3 and is a recognised technical certificate for the advanced apprenticeship (Level 3).

Course Content

The main course topics will be based on the following:

  • Business systems for technicians
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Engineering design
  • Further electronics
  • Electronic measurement and test
  • Microelectronics
  • Mathematics
  • Project
  • Communications for technicians
  • 'E' CAD further electronic principles
  • Principles and applications of electronic devices and circuits


After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of basic electrical and electronic principles
  • Use a range of electronic laboratory equipment
  • Use electronic software packages
  • Make accurate measurements of circuit parameters
  • Demonstrate fault finding skills on electronic circuits and equipment
  • Demonstrate competency in problem solving
  • Report clearly and concisely on your electronic work.

Entry Requirement

GCSEs in English, Maths and a Science subject at grade C or above for recent school leavers.

The following may also be acceptable: BTEC First Certificate or Diploma, certain C&G qualifications, BTEC GNVQ Intermediate.

Applications from mature learners without any of these above may be considered. Registration is required with the Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) awarding body is required by those who wish to obtain the qualification.

You may register at BCoT during enrolment.


Continual assessment methods are used. These include assignments, project work and test with two units externally assessed by means of an integrate vocational assignment.

Where does this course lead to

The course offers progression to the HNC and is a recognised means of career progression within the engineering industry.

How to Enrol

To enrol on this course you will first need to have a telephone interview with the course tutor - please email <a href="mailto:information@bcot.ac.uk">information@bcot.ac.uk</a> with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484 to arrange this. You will then be provided with an enrolment code.

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Course Outline

Course Code: ERBC000
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 2 Years
Start Date: 13/09/2018
Day & Time: On application
Tuition Fees: £5236.00
Registration Fees: £185.00
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