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Electronic Engineering Extended Level

3 Diploma

BTEC Diplomas are vocational courses involving practical and theory based work. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you are interested in, you will develop the skills you need to start and/or further develop your education and career.

Core units you may study include - Electronic / Electrical Principles, Business Systems, Maths for Technicians, Communications, Project, and Health and Safety.

Specialist units you may study include - Analogue Electronics, Digital Electronics, Micro Electronics, Electronic Fault Finding, Electronic Circuit Manufacture, Further Electrical Principles, Programmable Logic Controllers, etc.

In terms of alternative and future employment prospects, the Engineering Department will support students trying to obtain work placements in the Engineering industry.

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

Study Programmes

Study Programmes for students aged 16-18

At The City of Liverpool College you will undertake a personalised Study Programme, which will help you to achieve your ambitions and career goals.

All of our Study Programmes are designed to help you to develop your skills and widen your college experience.

What you should expect from your Study Programme:

  • A substantial qualification e.g. GCSE, A level or vocational equivalent
  • Meaningful work experience
  • Help to achieve GCSE English and maths at grades A*-C if you do not already have them
  • Practical activities that help your personal development including study skills, enrichment activities, employability training and classes in personal and social skills to get you ready for further education or employment.
  • Support to enable you to progress to the next level of study or employment

English and Maths

English and Maths skills are vital for employment and to secure a place on courses at a higher level, including university.

We have a team of tutors who will work with you to achieve these essential qualifications and enable you to apply these skills in your day to day activities and work.

Since September 2013 any young person who does not achieve their GCSE in English language and mathematics at grade C or above will have to continue their studies at college. Students who have a grade D in either subject must study these subjects at GCSE level.

What the course leads to

Employment opportunities and apprenticeships in various engineering sectors. Higher Education and further vocational training in a wide range of engineering courses. Please note that for some university courses you may need GCSE Maths, English and Science at C or above. Additionally depending on the course you wish to study at University, the qualification may need to be supplemented with an additional Maths qualification e.g. Maths for Engineers (OCR) or A level Maths. You must check this with universities you may wish to apply to.

Qualification(s)

Entry Requirements

When the course runs

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

What's on offer at The City of Liverpool College

"I am really pleased that I chose to study at The City of Liverpool College, I have progressed in both my training and career. I am now a trainee engineer at Charleston Building Services Ltd."

Chris whittle studying the btec level 3 cbe building services engineering

Course Location

Vauxhall Road
L3 6BN

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Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The College has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of course details given on fact sheets, in the prospectus and on the web site. However, the College reserves the right to make changes to provision and to discontinue courses when necessary. Please note that the College cannot accept any liability for inaccuracies or omissions which arise due to such changes.

Course Bundle Lookup

Course bundles are designed for 16 - 18 year olds only.

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