On this course you will learn about Electrical Circuits, Introductory Electronics, Handling and using electronic components and tools, and Electronic systems and installation methods. You will also study Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) alongside your main qualification. You will also be expected to attend a skills session and tutorials as part of your full time timetable.
You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including Maths/Numeracy and English Language/Welsh (First Language).
Assessment for this course is by continuous evaluation of practical competencies along with formal written assignments and online external examinations.
On successful completion of this course you will have gained the skills you need to start or progress in careers such as: Computer Aided Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Electrical/Electronic Maintenance. On successful completion of the first year allows an education path to the VRQ level 3 electrical and electronic certificate. Other routes of progression include, the level 2 Diploma in Engineering or the level 2 VRQ Diploma in Engineering Technology. Successful completion of this course would also provide an ideal route into a Modern Apprenticeship programme.