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Advanced Technician in Engineering - Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Level 4 Higher Level Apprenticeship)

Pearson BTEC

Course Overview

This course will enable students to gain an understanding of the fundamental electrical quantities and see how the modern electronic world functions. Undertaking an Engineering project in Year 2 helps consolidate all the knowledge a student has amassed during the course. The course is designed to prepare students for a range of technical and management careers in Electrical & Electronic engineering and will provide specialised studies which are directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in the workplace. The importanceof engineering qualifications and training has been recognised by Government, and the Advanced Manufacturing Industry has been identified by the MATRIX Panel as a key area for economic growth.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher Level Apprenticeship Advanced Technician in Engineering - Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Digital Principles
  • Engineering Design
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Electronic Circuits and Devices
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK: 32 UCAS points at GCE A level with at least one pass in a related discipline, plus pass in GCSE mathematics (or equivalent) OR a BTEC level 3 qualification in an engineering discipline.

ROI Requirements

ROI: An Irish Leaving Certificate: equivalent to 32 UCAS points (to include mathematics at C3). Mature students with alternative qualifications will be considered for admission by Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL).

Work Placement

You will be employed within a company relevant to your chosen career to gain valuable industry experience. You can be an existing employee upskilling and moving to a new job role or a newly recruited employee taking up a permanent contract of employment.

What's Next?

Further Study

If pathways to HLA level 5 - 7 studies exist then participants may wish to consider continuing their progression as a Higher Level Apprentice. The course will provide you with the opportunity to progress to HE programmes at university including BEng Hons Electronic Engineering and BEng Hons Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

Career Prospects

The course will enable you to aspire to positions as Higher Engineering Technicians and Incorporated Engineers in the local engineering/manufacturing industry.


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