Is this the course for you?
Are you aged 19 or over? Do you want to develop knowledge, skills, and techniques that can lead to employment in the electrotechnical and engineering industries? Do you already work in an engineering-based role and want to upskill? Do you have dreams of progressing to Higher Education and gaining a degree? Are you worried that you lack the formal qualifications to achieve your goals? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you're in the right place, because this is the course for you.
The Level 2 Pre-Access Diploma in Electronic Engineering is designed for mature learners (19+) who want to gain industry knowledge, and transferable study skills, in order to progress on to Level 3 qualifications including Access to Higher Education Diplomas in engineering-related subjects.
On this course you will experience a mix of theoretical study in the principles and practices of electronic engineering, and hands-on practical training at our well-equipped facilities. You will gain an understanding of the basics of electronic engineering; explore materials, methods, and processes; learn about industry standards and health and safety; and develop a range of technical and practical skills.
More than just increasing your industry-specific knowledge and skills, this course will also prepare you for further study at a higher level, by teaching you study skills and research techniques; information technology applications; improved English skills; and applying mathematics to scientific study.
What modules will you do?
You will study a mix of electronic engineering topics and general educational-skills.
What do you need to apply?
4 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade D or 3 or above or, equivalent Level 1 vocational qualification, or proven industry experience.
Additional information: You will have an initial assessment in maths and English This course is for mature learners over the age of 19
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of practical assessments and coursework.
Where can this course take you?
After successfully passing the Level 2 Pre-Access to Electronic Engineering, you may wish to consider progressing to further study and qualifications with one of these Level 3 Diplomas, or Access to Higher Education courses:
- Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (OCNLR)
- Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Civil Engineering (OCNLR)
- Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering (BTEC)
- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (BTEC)