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Electronic Engineering Technologies Level 2 - Diploma

Level 2
One year
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


This level 2 course is designed to progress into the Electronic Industry level 3 standard for those who have not received the GCSE grades for direct entry to level 3.  

It forms part of the level 2 Welsh apprenticeship framework used to train apprentices in the field of electronics.  

In this course, students will learn the fundamental concepts of electronics including Autodesk Fusion, analogue electronics, digital electronics, robotics, computers, networking, audio visual, PLC and bespoke projects.

Through hands-on projects and exercises, students will gain practical experience using the very latest electronic systems and solving real-industry standard problems.  

Course objectives:

  • Understand the principles of electronic systems and their applications
  • Develop problem solving and critical thinking skills on electronic systems
  • Design and install electronic systems
  • Experience regular weekly work experience.

Course outcomes:

  • Students will be able to explain the fundamental concepts of electronic systems and their applications
  • Students will be able to design electronic systems  
  • Students will be able to install electronic systems. 

Key information

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade D or above.


  • Multiple choice exams
  • Practical assignments
  • Report writing.

Grading Criteria:

  • Exams: 40%
  • Assignments: 50%
  • Report writing: 10% 

Successful completion of the program can lead to studying level 3 in the following areas:  

  • Robotics
  • Industrial electronics
  • Computer technician
  • Audio visual technician
  • Medical electronics
  • Mobile communication technology
  • Dental technician (Electronic systems)
  • White goods
  • Brown goods
  • Fire and Security Electronic systems. 

The course can lead to a rewarding career in the Electronic industry.

Several students have represented both Wales and the UK in skills competitions. These competitions allow students to become the very best versions of themselves. The Electronics team are proud of our achievements with learners in this space. Learners consistently win Gold, Silver and bronze medals in such competitions.  

Students have gone on to represent the College in the International skills Olympics via the World Skills International pathway.

Students that have taken up apprenticeship opportunities have forged excellent careers within the sector. 

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