ENGINEERING BTEC FIRST EXTENDED CERTIFICATE
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.
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.