This course is for students who wish to pursue a career within the electrical engineering sector. It provides a grounding in general engineering. This is a theory based course with some practical work covering electrical/electronic and mechanical engineering.
This course includes a wide range of topics such as:
You will also undertake personal progress planning and additional personal development activity which will include work experience and projects.
You will be assessed through classroom studies; practical work; problem-solving; communicating ideas; teamwork and assignments. There will be continuous assessment of a portfolio containing evidence of completed assignments.
There is an abundance of opportunities available in the current UK Engineering sector. The industry has a vast skill shortage and there are a huge variety of jobs available for those interested in this career. You could also choose to further develop your knowledge and skills by pursuing a HNC or HND course in electrical engineering.
We regularly work with employers and companies within the sector to enhance your learning. You will be involved in workshops, demonstrations and guest talks from currentl learning industry professionals, to learn more about the sector and the options available to you.
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college. For further information on student support please visit: www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support
Students will need to provide their own stationery, a calculator etc. A reading list will be provided and students will have access to our onsite library and e-learning facilities.
You will need to have 5 GCSEs grades A* - C, grades 9 - 4 or equivalent, including GCSE English Language. Preferably the GCSEs should include maths and Science.