The course is primarily designed for students already employed in the sector and offers a real opportunity for them to develop their skills and knowledge to help advance their careers.
Updated September 2019
Two A Levels (minimum grade C in maths and a science subject), BTEC Level 3 or equivalent. All students will need to attend an interview.
Recognition of prior learning
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David welcomes applications on the basis of prior learning, further details can be found on their website.
This course is delivered over one day per week (at the moment that is Monday for the first year and Wednesday for the second.)
The first year modules are:
- electrical and electronic principles
- design of electrical installations
- academic and employability skills
The second year modules are:
- micros peripherals and interfaces
- dynamics, control and instrumentation
- electro hydraulics and pneumatics
- group project
The qualification opens up career opportunities in consulting, contracting and manufacturing in both the public and private sector. Students can also progress to the HND and subsequently would have the opportunity to move onto the BEng at University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
Employed students will pay £1800 per year. For information on financial support, including tuition fee loans and fee grants, visit www.studentfinancewales.co.uk