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Pearson BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (QCF)

Course Code: C3037
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

This two year course is designed to cover a broad spectrum of engineering subjects allowing you to obtain the relevant skills and qualification to progress to higher education in an engineering discipline and to obtain skills relevant to industry. The Level 3 Extended Diploma is the equivalent of three GCE A Levels. Units may typically include: Electrical/Electronic Principles; Selecting and Using Programmable Controllers; Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits; Electronic Circuit Design and Manufacture; Health and Safety; Engineering Drawing; Microprocessor Systems; Electronic Measurement and testing and controlling systems using IT. If required, you will also undertake Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT. An additional module to enhance your employability may also be included as part of the programme.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Following completion of the extended diploma you may progress to a higher education course (Foundation Degree/Degree or HND) or to a technician level post in industry.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. In addition, applicants must possess a Grade B or above in an engineering related subject at GCSE or they must possess a Level 2 Numeracy qualification along with a Level 2 qualification in an engineering related discipline.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

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Contact Information

Tel: 028 9026 5335 / 5321 or  email: creativedigital[email protected]