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Engineering / Electronics Level 3 - Apprenticeship

Level 3
Two years
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


This two year course is designed for those keen to develop a career in engineering. There are different pathways available within the framework such as engineering manufacture, operations and maintenance, electronics, welding and fabrication.

Updated December 2020

Key information

Grade C or above in GCSE in Maths and English and three other subjects one of which should be a science subject.

You will attend College for one day per week, the other four days being spent in on-the-job training.

Areas of study include:

  • Maths
  • Engineering science
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical and/or electrical principles
  • CAD
  • Health and safety
  • Communications for technicians
  • Robotics
  • Artificial Intelligence AI
  • PCB design
  • PLC
  • Skills competitions.

You will also study essential skills in numeracy, communications and digital literacy.

Career as a supervisory technician. At the College you could progress to the HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.