Size & Structure:

1080 GLH (1485 TQT) Equivalent in size to three A Levels.

15 units of which 7 are mandatory and 3 are external.

Mandatory content (56%).

External assessment (33%).


This qualification has been designed as a two-year, full-time course that meets entry requirements in its own right for learners wanting to progress to employment in electrical and electronic engineering, such as a power engineering technician. Learners gain relevant skills and knowledge from studying a range of units, for example in electronic devices and circuits, power and energy systems, printed circuit board design and manufacture, microcontrollers and/or calculus. Progression could be either directly to employment in Level 3 job roles, higher apprenticeship programmes or via higher education courses in engineering.


Secondary School Certificate (Science Group) / O Level / Eqquivalent.


Two (02) years