Engineering, Electronics and Automation Diploma Level 3

Subject Area Engineering
Course Type 16-18, Adult Learning, College
Qualification Level 3
Start Date September 2020
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Engineering, Electronics and Automation Diploma Level 3

If the world of robotics and electronics fascinates you, then this is the perfect course for you. You’ll be using industry-standard technology as you work on exciting practical projects, studying a range of electronic and mechanical subjects.

From PLC programming through to CAD design, it’s the perfect start to a career in electronics, automation, and robotics. Designed and cocreated with industry to allow you to develop the essential skills required for progression to university and or employment. The electronics and automation pathway allows you to gain access to the latest technologies such as Programmable Logical Controls, automation systems and electronic circuit design.

You will undertake practical assessments so you can learn how to apply your skills and knowledge in real industry scenarios. Upon completion of this two year course you can progress onto the FdSc/HNC Electronics and Robotic Control Engineering at University Centre South Devon or consider employment within the sector.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in Maths
  • You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in English
  • You will need to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above, including Maths and English
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • PLC Programming

  • CAD design

  • 3D Printing electrical and electronic principles

  • Engineering projects

  • Communication skills

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Fees

This course costs: £

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

This course costs: £3465.00

This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable).

If you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.

You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.

To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

"I chose to study an engineering focused degree because there is so much to learn. The tutors are great and have so much industry knowledge which they share with you. The staff are really helpful if you need guidance. My apprenticeship is with Spirent Communications and I won 'Apprentice of the Year' in 2015 at the Apprenticeship Awards, which I'm really proud of."Sophie Westerman

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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