Electrical Engineering – Higher Apprenticeship
This Higher Apprenticeship programme offers a practical approach by combining an academic HNC course with a workplace assessed NVQ 4.
- Course Type Apprenticeship
- Subject Area Engineering, Aerospace and Manufacturing
- Qualification Higher National Certificate (HNC)
- Study Mode: Day Release
- Course Level Level 4
- Location Technology Centre
- Course Length Up to 24 Months
An Electrical Engineering Apprentice will develop underpinning knowledge and gain experience designing and developing electrical systems and components, solving problems and testing equipment. You will apply the physics and mathematics of electricity, electromagnetism and electronics to both large and small scale systems to process information and transmit energy.
- Analytical methods for engineers
- Engineering science
- Project design, implementation and evaluation
- Electrical and electronic principles
- Engineering design
- Quality and business improvement
- Programmable logic controllers
- Electrical power
- Advanced Computer Aided Design (CAD) techniques
- Principles and applications of microcontrollers
Example job roles include: Electrical Engineer/ Maintenance Engineer/ Field Service Engineer/ System Designer/ Telecommunication Engineer
You will achieve:
- Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
- Engineering HNC
- End Point Assessment
- If required: Functional Skills (English, Maths)
Next steps… Some apprentices go straight into employment working within a range of organisations; maintaining, designing, or creating. Typical employers include local authorities, the armed forces, power and water companies, renewable energy firms and building services contractors.
- Entry Requirements
Learners should have completed the Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship, alongside a C/4 in Maths and English or equivalent. Applications will be considered for those students who have completed a period of employment who don’t have a full level 3.
Apprentices have access to all facilities across college, in particular the new state of the art equipment the Technology Centre has to offer. These include the college Learning Resource Centres and the College Gym.
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What our students think?
“Our apprentice, Kurt, has taught us valuable new skills – particularly how to utilise social media as a business. He really has a passion for cars, understands the market and how to reach our customer base. It really has been a two way relationship and we would encourage other businesses not to hold back.” Read more >
“An apprenticeship is a really beneficial route and definitely pays off in the long term. Exeter College has helped in every single way, particularly catering for my dyslexia, and my lecturer makes attending college a pleasure!” Read more >
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