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Get Started in Electronics

Level 2
28 weeks
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


This course is designed to gain entry to the Electronic Industry. The course will develop the following skills:

  • Soldering
  • Autodesk Fusion electronics software
  • Circuit construction
  • Fault finding.


  • Understand the principles of electronic systems and their applications
  • Develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills on electronic systems
  • Design and install electronic projects.


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

Key information

No formal entry requirements. Subject to interview.

Students will build a portfolio of evidence that could be used to advance onto a full- or part-time programme.


  • Practical assignments throughout the course.

Staying with the College, you could progress on to level 2/3 EAL electronics programmes.  

The electronics sector is incredibly diverse leading to:

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

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