Level 3 Diploma Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Start date(s):
31 Aug 2020
2 years
Level 3
Course Code:
Study Mode:
Full Time
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Awarded by:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
16-18 - Free (UK & EEA)
19+ - £2710 per year, your course may be free
(previous year's fees)


This work related qualification is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic engineering. The skills and knowledge gained will prepare you for higher education or employment within the engineering sector.

You will have practical training in our new, well-equipped workshops where you will gain both hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge.

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We provide a realistic training environment with industry standard 2394/5 inspection and testing facilities.

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This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and training required to work within the mechanical industries. You will enhance your employability skills as you develop a practical and theoretical ability, as well as sound communication skills, excellent time management, reliability, and an enthusiasm for mechanical engineering.


  • Further Electrical Principals
  • Further Maths for Technicians
  • Electrical Installation
  • Communications for Technicians
  • Project.


*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed using a variety of different methods, including written assignments and practical assessments.

You will have a weekly tutorial to discuss your progress, and the opportunity to take part in numerous enrichment activities throughout the year.

Maths and English

Maths and English skills are essential for the workplace and university.

If you have not achieved a new grade 9-4 or do not hold an A* to C in GCSE maths or English, do not worry, your study programme at college will include teaching that will support you to progress your skills in these subjects. If you achieved a grade 3 or hold a D in either maths or English, you will have the opportunity to re-sit your GCSE qualification with us. If your grade was lower than a 3, or your qualification is below a D, you will study Functional Skills. These qualifications will help you enhance your maths and English skills and can be taken at levels between Entry Level 1 up to and including Level 2. Even if you have already achieved a grade 4 or above, or hold a A* to C, we will continue to develop your skills and help you progress further.

Maths & English

Maths and English skills are essential for the workplace and university.

Industry links:

Numerous enrichment activities will be organised for throughout the year, including guest speakers and visits to industry.


You will be encouraged to take part in a work placement to gain hands-on experience, and develop your skills in a real working environment.

You could progress to HNC Electrical/Electronic Engineering at New College Durham.

What else?


Please note these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

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Fees and funding

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Interview Instructions

All applicants will be invited into college to attend an interview with the course leader.
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Entry Criteria

All learners will be expected to hold a minimum of 4 GSCEs, including maths, English and science, at grade A-C.

Those who have achieved a BTEC Subs Diploma in Engineering will gain direct entry onto the course.