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Electrical & Electronic Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Part-time)

Bedford Engineering Electric Part-time HE Adults


Electrical & Electronic Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma

If you are a trainee or an apprentice, this nationally recognised course equips you with the skills you need to develop your career in electrical or electronic engineering.

Course information

Entry requirements


You need:

  • three GCSEs at grade C or above in Mathematics, Science and English


  • a First Certificate/Diploma in a related subject


  • an equivalent Level 2 qualification.

If you are over 21, you may gain entry to the course subject to a successful interview, and will be considered individually on your experience rather than your qualifications.

Course content

Year 1 Units – for 60-credit Subsidiary Diploma only:

  • Health and Safety in the Workplace
  • Communications for Engineering Technicians
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Electronic Measurement and Testing

Year 2 Units – for the full 120-credit Diploma:

  • Engineering Project
  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Selecting and Using Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Microprocessor Systems and Applications
  • Further Electrical Principles

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Assessment methods

Assessment is on a continuing basis and will include phase tests and assignments.

Further study and career options

Successful completion enables you to progress on to our HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or similar level qualifications.

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 12/09/2022
Type: Part Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 8:30am - 5:45pm
Fees: Fee Calculator

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Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

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If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.