Electrical and Electronic Engineering BTEC Diploma Level 3

For those entering the industry at technician level.

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2 Years


September 2019


This programme is for trainee engineers and technicians and combines technical knowledge with modern engineering practices. You will receive a broad technical education that complements your industrial experiences.

You will follow a range of practical and theory units, including:

First year:

  • Health and safety,
  • Mathematics for technicians,
  • Electrical and electronic principles,
  • Electrical installation,
  • Electronic measurement and testing,
  • Electronic devices and circuits.

Second year:

  • Project,
  • Communication for technicians,
  • Further Mathematics for technicians,
  • Programmable logic controllers,
  • Business operations in Engineering.

Practical experience is thoroughly backed up with the appropriate underpinning knowledge.

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of five GCSEs: mathematics at grade B or above; English Language, science plus two others at grade A*-C, or
  • A level 2 qualification at overall Merit grade, including Functional Skills maths and English at level 2.


To join: You will need to attend a part-time enrolment session at the main Huddersfield Waterfront Quarter site.

Assessment Methods

You will complete assignment work and produce a portfolio of evidence.


The course offers a pathway in electrical and electronic engineering. It is possible to progress directly on to a full time BEng degree.

Fees & Funding

As a part time student you or your company will have to pay the course fees.

£2,700 per year.

Costs may be subject to change.


For more information on applying for this course please see the Apply page.

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