ENGINEERING BTEC FIRST EXTENDED CERTIFICATE

Quarles Campus, Havering College of Further & Higher Education, Tring Gardens, Harold Hill, Romford, Essex, RM3 9ES
ENGINEERING BTEC FIRST EXTENDED CERTIFICATE

What's Involved

This course is suitable for those with an interest in Electronics and Computer Servicing and wishing to become a qualified engineer. It is also of benefit if you are interested in becoming a Network Systems Engineer. The course is made up of units that are balanced between Electronics and Computer Servicing and make up the industrial requirments to secure a job in the industry.

This practical course covers electronic and computer servicing. You will learn how a PC works and build one from components. You will also learn how to upgrade and repair a PC. Programming skills for use in Industry and core Electronic skills are covered too.

 

 

Entry Requirements

You must have GCSEs in Maths and English at grade D or equivalent.

 

Where will it take me?

You can progress onto the BTEC National Diploma in Communication Technology.

Potential employment options include:

Network Engineer; Electronic Service Engineer; Computer Systems Engineer; Home Entertainment Engineer; Specialist Service Engineer.

 

Course Assessment Method

Your coursework will be assessed by building a Portfolio of evidence and by Observation in class.

Compulsory subjects include:

Maths and Science for Engineers; Electronic Construction; Working Practices; Electronic Principles; Electronic Components and how they work; Networking Computers; PC upgrade/repair.

 

How to apply?

Our Course Advisors can enrol you on this course. Come along, with or without a completed enrolment form, to Admissions at Ardleigh Green during our year-round advertised opening hours.