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Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering (Electrical/Electronic)

This 1 year course is the equivalent to 2 AS levels. The course combines a mix of theoretical units and practical training.

Course Overview
This 1 year course is the equivalent to 2 AS levels. The course combines a mix of theoretical units and practical electrical/electronic engineering training. Modules studied include:
  • Health & Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  • Embedded Systems
  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  • Principles & Applications of Electronic Devices & Circuits
  • Electronic Fault Finding
  • Electronic Circuit Design & Manufacture

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Math's or ICT. You will attend college a minimum of 15 hours per week.

Entry Requirements

You must have 1 of the following:

4 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably with Math's, English, and 1 science-based subject plus 1 technology-based subject

BTEC First Diploma in Engineering

Where will it take me?
Successful completion of this course will lead directly onto further study on the 1 year Diploma (top-up), which upon completion will be the equivalent to 2 A Levels.
Alternatively the completion of this course may also lead to employment within the Robotics Engineering sector.  
How will it make me more employable?

You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:

Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence

  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.

This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment is continuous throughout the course with a combination of assignments and practical tasks.
Additional Costs
There are no additional costs with the programme.
Course and Provider regulated by Pearson
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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