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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.

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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 HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or similar level qualifications.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 23/09/2024
Type: Part Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday
Time(s): 9:00am - 5:45pm
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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.

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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.