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Electrical/Electronic Engineering - Enhanced Programme Level 3

Programme Description

This electrical and electronic engineering programme is one year full time in college incorporating work placement within the industry.

The EAL level 3 49 credit engineering Subsidiary Diploma forms the first year of the full 149 credit Technical Extended Diploma (for full time progression) or the 99 credit Extended Diploma (for part-time, apprentice progression). Practical skills are developed using a full EAL level 2 64 credit Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) NVQ diploma. Included in this enhanced learning programme are essential skills units where applicable. 

At a Glance

  Full Time

  1 Year

  Graig Campus

Programme Features

Successful completion of the programme will ensure learners are work ready to progress onto a Modern Apprenticeship, or further study at level three on a full time Technical Extended Diploma 

Practical Skills Development

Work placement with an employer 

Industry awareness visits 

Programme Content

Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Level 2 NVQ Performing Engineering Operations

Essential Skills Qualifications Application of Number, Communication and Digital Literacy where applicable

Progression & Employment

Successful completion of the programme will provide skills enabling progression onto an employed status apprenticeship, or full time L3 Technical Extended Diploma.

Method of Assessment

All units are assessed via exams, tests, assignments and practical activities.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs grades at A* - C to include upper tier mathematics (or grade B at Intermediate level) and English/Welsh first language. 

A successful interview showing motivation and commitment to the programme including an aptitude test and initial assessment.

Additional Costs

All engineering full-time courses which include mechanical, electrical/electronic/fabrication and welding and motor vehicle, are fully funded. 

The learner will also be required to provide their own stationery and basic classroom equipment appropriate to their course (eg pens and a calculator). 

All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £25 prior to enrolment.