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Full Time Electrical and Electronic Engineering BTEC National Diploma Level 3

Bradford College

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Course Overview This is a nationally-approved programme equivalent to three A Levels. If you are interested in working in the areas of Computer Applications, Micro-electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering or Instrumentation and Control Engineering, then this is the perfect course for you. Course Structure You will study a total of nine Units per year. You will achieve a BTEC National Award if you pass six units in Year One, and be awarded a BTEC National Diploma if you pass at least 16 Units in total. You also study Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Communication Technology. How Will I Learn? You will: Discuss technical subject matter Watch demonstrations Work on practical tasks, following verbal and written guidelines Work on technical problems, eg using theory to predict what a circuit will do Work on a major individual project Career planning and team building are actively encouraged Skills You Will Develop Use of electronic equipment, eg digital meters and oscilloscopes Use of computers and specialist software Technology and how to solve technical problems How to work safely and be aware of Health and Safety issues Key Skills at an appropriate level Benefits You will: Use laboratories equipped with computers, electronic and other test equipment for approximately half of your classes Spend a few sessions away from the College on team-building and educational visits Expect Also To Work on technical problems individually and in groups Use the Library and reference books Use the internet and CD-Roms to find information Use catalogues of electronic components Use computers, CAD (Computer Aided Design), engineering software and word-processing How You Will Be Assessed Internally set continuous assessment Several assignments per Unit Completion of a major project Presentations to your group Tests (very occasionally) Entry Requirements Four GCSEs at Grade A to C, including Maths and Science or a suitable BTEC First qualification or a GNVQ Intermediate in Engineering or equivalent or any similar level qualification Credit may be given for substantial relevant experience. More Information Awarding Body: EDEXCEL Level: Level 3 Code: WBB00435A Duration: Two years full time

Course Overview This is a nationally-approved programme equivalent to three A Levels. If you are interested in working in the areas of Computer Applications, Micro-electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering or Instrumentation and Control Engineering, then this is the perfect course for you. Course Structure You will study a total of nine Units per year. You will achieve a BTEC...

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