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

Pearson BTEC

Course Overview

This programme enables employees to undertake a BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Electrical & Electronic Engineering . The programme is delivered part time day release over two years and the full HNC programme includes 8 units. This programme will develop critical thinking and problem solving skills and incorporates a range of IT applications, industry standard software and simulation packages. Assessment is 100% coursework. Subjects studied include • Engineering Mathematics • Engineering Science • Electrical and Electronic Principles • Digital Principles • Engineering Design • Managing a Professional Engineering Project • Electronic Circuits and Devices • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 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: 16/09/2024
    Part time per annum fee to be confirmed

You may be eligible for funding on this course *

If you are an employer or employee of a NI based company

* Terms and Conditions apply

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

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

ROI Requirements

32 UCAS points (to include OLC mathematics at O5) OR a BTEC level 3 qualification in an engineering discipline or equivalent.

Work Placement

You will need to be in employment or about to take up employment in a company relevant to your chosen profession.

What's Next?

Further Study

If pathways to HLA level 5 HND studies exist then participants may wish to consider continuing their progression as a Higher Level Apprentice. Successful completion of the Higher National Diploma with appropriate grades may enable progression to Year 2 BEng (Hons) degree pathway of related degree at Ulster University or similar degrees at other universities.

Career Prospects

Whether you want to specialise in electrical, electronics,mechanical, manufacturing, production, aeronautical, energy supply, communications or maintenance engineering, there is a wide range of engineering opportunities available in Ireland, the UK and abroad.


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    I studied the OCN Level 2 Award in Bakery & Patisserie. My course was delivered in the College's kitchens. There was a sense of community and a warm relaxing atmosphere throughout. If I was to describe my experience in 3 words it would be fun, exciting and therapeutic!
    Stephen McAteer (Limavady)
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    There’s such a social and friendly atmosphere at the college. My lecturers are extremely supportive and the facilities are first class.
    Leroy Grant (Barbering)
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