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Electrical and Electronic Engineering - Level 3 Extended Diploma

Engineering and Professional Construction

Course ID: 172685

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • Complete tasks in realistic workplace situations to boost your confidence and skill set.
  • Boost your employablity.
  • We will support you in achieving work placements in the Engineering industry.
  • Level 3 Diploma.
  • 1 year course.
  • Access support and guidance from our dedicated teaching team.
  • Study in a safe and friendly environment.

What to expect from the course

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.


BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Electronic Engineering.
Depending on the route chosen, additional qualifications may also be awarded such as Level 2/3 Certificate in Computer Aided Design.

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

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.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

One of the following will provide minimum entry requirements for the course:
BTEC First Diploma/Certificate at merit or distinction in a related subject,
5 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths, Science and English,
Appropriate industrial experience.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19 or over and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

19 years old or over and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 5238.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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