Level 3 in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:00 to 16:00) Nantgarw

Course Information

On this course you will study a number of NVQ units in Performing Engineering Operations. This may include Wiring Enclosures, Electronic Assembly and Electrical CAD.

What Will I Learn?

You will study a range of units for the VRQ Level 3 leading to a level 3 Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Working towards a Welsh Baccalaureate at advanced level you will explore a wide range of areas including how Wales 'fits in' with Europe and the rest of the world, the health of the nation and how to be enterprising.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE’s A*-C passes which should include Maths, English, Science or a Level 2 qualification in Electronics.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.

Assessment

Your practical competences will be continually assessed and you will sit a multiple-choice examination.

Disclaimer

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Fees

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.

Course Code

04F304NA

Career Progression

  • You can progress to Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Technology Level 3 which includes Control Engineering, Radar and Radio Systems along with Electronic Principles. Having developed fundamental practical skills and a basic understanding of electrical and electronic concepts, employment opportunities exist in the field of Instrumentation and Electronic Control, such as petro chemical, gas and water distribution along with Electronic Assembly and Automation.

Potential Careers

Career Info

  • Electrical engineer

    Average salary: £29,075

  • Electronics engineer

    Average salary: £39,546

  • Electrical or electronics technician

    Average salary: £23,498

Description

Electrical engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment, power stations, building control systems and other electrical products and systems.

Entry Requirements

Electrical engineers usually possess an accredited university degree or equivalent qualification. After qualifying, periods of appropriate training and experience are required before membership of a chartered engineering institution is attainable. Incorporated engineers possess an accredited university degree, BTEC/SQA award or an apprenticeship leading to an NVQ/SVQ at Level 4. All routes are followed by periods of appropriate training and relevant experience.

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£29,075
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Entry Level

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