This part-time, one day per week course is designed for those looking to develop a career in electrical and electronic engineering, with the emphasis on applying electrical, electronic and control principles to practical situations such as PLC and robot work cells. You will be studying in new, state-of-the-art engineering facilities, with industry-standard equipment such as robotic, PLC and process control technology.
You will be taught by staff with strong industry experience and links to key employers. In addition, fellow students will come from a broad range of employers. This course can also form the academic part of a Higher Apprenticeship.
The modules studied may include:
• Engineering Design
• Engineering Maths
• Engineering Science
• Managing a Professional Engineering Project
• Electrical and Electronic Principles
• Instrumentation and Control Systems
• Electronic Circuits and Devices
• Automotion Robotics & PLCs
Teaching and Assessment
Continuous assessment of your performance will be carried out by means of assignments and may include laboratory work, investigations, projects, practical exercises and integrative assignments that link various subject areas and formal examinations.
You could choose to progress onto an HND course (see page 132) or study a Degree course at a university of your choice. Alternatively, you could progress to employment. Graduates find roles within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water.
Typically entrants will possess:
• Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject Mature applicants with relevant experience who do not have the stated entry requirements are encouraged to apply.