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Foundation Degree Engineering in Electrotechnical Industries

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Foundation Degree Engineering in Electrotechnical Industries Electrical Qualification Foundation Degree Engineering in Electrotechnical Industries Attendance Part time study-12 hrs per week spread over 1 full day and 1 part day Full time study-16 hrs per week spread over 2 full days Duration Part time study over 3 years Full time study over 2 years Description of the Course Course content ? Installation Design & Technology - (One): BS 7671: 2008 - Requirements for Electrical Installations. ? Installation Design & Technology - (Two): BS 7671: 2008 - Requirements for Electrical Installations. ? Installation Design & Technology - (Three): Special installations including outside, construction, demolition, transportable and temporary sites, Building regulations and approved documents, Local Authority Building Control. ? Initial Verification & Certification: British Standards and Regulations. ? Periodic Inspection & Testing: Purpose and necessity, Testing Methods, In Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, Requirements of the Code of Practice for In-Service testing of Electrical Equipment. ? Electrical Maintenance & Fault Finding: Maintenance management, Principles and techniques of fault diagnosis, Fault finding, Test procedures, Report forms and documentation. ? Electrical Building Services ? Electrical Principles - (AC One) ? Electrical Principles - (Two) ? Computer Applications for Engineering: Windows, Files, Net browsing and Email, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, AutoCAD, 3-D graphics ? Safety for the Electrical Engineer: Current Health and Safety Legislation, Safe Working Procedures, Risk Assessment, Risk Management. ? Industrial Studies: Standards, Project Planning, Team working, Understanding markets, PDP and career management. ? Work Based Poject: Projects will be sourced as far as practicable from real industrial situations and students will be allocated an industrial advisor who will take the role as 'client' for the work ? Mathematics (A): Functions, Sketching a range of simple functions, sinusoidal functions and waveforms, complex numbers. ? Mathematics (B): Continuity and limits, Concepts of the derivative of a function, Differentiable functions, Local minimum and maximum points, Differentiable and integration, Rules of integration, Linear equations. Assessment Content, knowledge and understanding is assessed through both coursework and examination. Many of the units include practical coursework, this will be assessed by activities that test the students ability to apply the requirements of industry standards to situations found in the workplace, inspect and test installations and evaluate findings. Some technical units also include on-line multiple choice tests. They provide rapid feedback to allow learners and tutors to measure understanding and progress. Who is the course for? This course is intended for people already employed within the electrical contracting industry or associated industries or those who have previously had experience within this field. Students achieving this qualification would enhance their career opportunities within existing employment and those seeking work would be well equipped to exploit employment opportunities. Entry requirements The normal qualifications are passes at GCSE Level C or above in five subjects, including English and Maths - alternatively a pass in Key Skills at Level 2, plus one of the following: ? 40 UCAS points in one A Level or two AS Levels ? Successful completion of a recognised Access course ? Any other qualification which is considered to be of the equivalent standard ? City & Guilds 2330 Level 3 or equivalent ? Mature applicants with relevant experience but no formal qualifications and also apprentices are welcome. ? All applicants must be a minimum age of 18 years old. What can I do after this course? Progression is available on to the BEng honours degree programme in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at London South Bank University. This w

Foundation Degree Engineering in Electrotechnical Industries Electrical Qualification Foundation Degree Engineering in Electrotechnical Industries Attendance Part time study-12 hrs per week spread over 1 full day and 1 part day Full time study-16 hrs per week spread over 2 full days Duration Part time study over 3 years Full time study over 2 years Description of the Course Course content ?...

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