The Pearson Edexcel suite of BTEC Nationals are changing from September 2016.   The Extended Diploma consists of 18 units over 2 academic years.

 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion you could progress to full-time higher education for a degree or seek employment/apprenticeship as a technician in the electronics industry with opportunities for further part-time study on an HNC/Foundation Degree.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C). Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification and have achieved a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDN3FN121B 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course content

Course Content 

Mandatory Units:

Health and Safety

Electrical and Electronic Principles

Other Year 1 Units:

Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

Electronic Devices and Circuits

Microprocessor Systems and Applications

Programmable Logic Controllers

Electronic Circuit Design & Manufacture

Engineering Design

Electrical Technology
 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

BTEC/EDEXCEL

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Engineering and Electronics

More about the course 

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Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

Level 3

Awarding Body 

BTEC/EDEXCEL