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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).
The main course topics will be based on the following:
Business systems for technicians
Electrical and electronic principles
Electronic measurement and test
Communications for technicians
Principles and applications of electronic devices and
After completing this course you should be able to:
Demonstrate your understanding of basic electrical and
Use electronic software packages
Make accurate measurements of circuit parameters
Demonstrate fault finding skills on electronic circuits and
Demonstrate competency in problem solving
Report clearly and concisely on your electrical work.
This course is only for those that work at AWE. GCSEs in English, Math's and a Science subject at grade C or
4 for recent school leavers.
Continual assessment methods are used. These include
assignments and project work.
The course offers progression to the HNC and is a recognised means of career progression within the engineering industry.
This course is only for those that work at AWE and to apply
it must via the Academy at AWE.