Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
January 2 Years Level 4 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus University Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

Explore the main principles of electrical and electronic engineering to progress your career in this specialist sector. Engineering needs creative people who can solve problems and use specialist skills to find solutions. This qualification will help you to further develop your skills and personal qualities in specialist areas such as electronic design, power engineering, manufacture and maintenance.

Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, a relevant A Level programme or equivalent, or extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in your work sector.

Applications are reviewed on an individual basis.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Resource Centre. You could have the opportunity for relevant trips, though none are mandatory.

You will learn through a variety of methods, including classroom teaching, craft workshop activity, directed work with other students, directed private study and directed study in the Learning Resources Centre.

Assessment methods could include written assignments and case studies, examinations and external projects

The college works closely with a number of local employers and businesses, such as ZF, Marelli, Envision, Haskel, Unipres and British Volt.

This programme is delivered on both an evening and day time basis times as below:

- Evening (x2 sessions per week) 18:00 - 20:30

- Day (x1 sessions per week) 09:00 - 16:30

There are 4 core units:

- Engineering Design (L4)
- Engineering Maths (L4)
- Engineering Science (L4)
- Managing a Professional Engineering Project (L4)

A specialist core unit - Electrical and Electronic Principles (L4).

Further optional units - 3 further units to complete, which will be confirmed during the enrolment process by course tutor.


Our HE Academic Support Tutor can provide help with study skills, written English, academic writing, research skills, critical thinking and revision, assessment and examination skills.

What’s next?

You could progress to an HND top-up in a related subject area to achieve a Level 5 qualification, or progress to university.

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