Course Overview Validation BTEC Framework Level Level 6 Requirements
IELTS minimum of 5.5 or Equivalent for international applicants. Recognition for prior learning (RPL) is applied and work experience is taken into account.
Duration 2 years full time and part time Start 22 September 2014 (Full-Time) & 23 September 2014 (Part-Time) Apply directly at www.gcl.ie/apply
The Higher National Diploma has been designed to provide technical training in the areas of electrical and electronic engineering. It provides specialised studies for those currently working in an electronics environment or one in which they intend to seek employment. The programme provides the flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for progression to further study. The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering has also been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind.
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Business Management Techniques
Analytical Methods for Engineering
Electrical And Electronic Principles
Quality Assurance And Management
Programmable Logic Controllers
Project Design & Implementation
Statistical Process Control
Data Communication & Networks
Combinational and Sequential Logic
Electrical & Electronic & Digital Principals
Utilisation of Electrical Energy
The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering has also been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind.
This programme has been designed to improve the career prospects of candidates who are working or wish to work in the field of engineering technicians. Candidates typically take up post as test, or research and development technicians, technical representatives, engineering plant technicians, junior engineers and / or production technicians. It provides them with work-related skills, an appreciation of industry requirements and broad knowledge and understanding of engineering. Those people who are presently employed as manufacturing team members or qualified through apprenticeships as fitters or electricians can use this programme to update their skill and qualifications.
The course is awarded by BTEC (Business & Technology Education Council).
DIRECT ENTRY STEPS
Step 2 Send a copy of prior qualifications by email.
Step 3 Our Admissions Team will endeavour to contact you within 5 working days if you are successful in gaining a place.
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Year 1 EU Student Full-Time Course Fees €2,750 €TBC Non-EU Student Full-Time Course Fees €6,250 €3,000 Irish / EU Evening Student Course Fees per annum €1,500 €1,500
Registration and examination fees are extra.