Electrical and Electronic Engineering (8030)

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2014 Get an internationally recognised accreditation of your skills and knowledge in electrical and electronic engineering with an IVQ Technician Award. These qualifications prepare you for a wide range of roles in the electrical and electronic engineering industries. Depending on the level you choose you'll cover the basics or develop specialist knowledge and skills in areas like energy distribution and utilisation and control systems. These IVQs are for anyone interested in developing an engineering career. There are introductory options for school leavers and people seeking a career change, and advanced options for experienced engineers and managers. Available in the following:
  • International

General Information

What's involved in studying this course

City & Guilds Electronic Engineering qualifications cover a wide range of subjects, including:
•engineering fundamentals
•electrical power essentials
•electrical and electronic applications
•distribution and utilisation of electrical energy
•generation and supply of electrical energy
•circuitry and microelectronics
•electrical plant and equipment.

For international qualifications, how you learn and are assessed depends on where you do your qualification. To find out how the qualification works in your location, just contact your training provider.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You have just left full-time education or you are looking for a career change. Although you have never worked in the electronic engineering sector, you are interested and keen to learn.
Level 3
You have some skills and experience in the electrical engineering industry and may be working in a role with some supervisory responsibilities. You want to develop your skills to move into a more specialist role or take on more management responsibility.

Level 5
You are already an established manager in an electronic engineering organisation and have a sound knowledge of technical design principles. You now want to gain specialist skills, manage a larger team or take on responsibility for larger or more complex projects.

What careers can this lead to

The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for your first job in electronic engineering, probably at the technician level. The Level 3 and Level 5 Diplomas prepare you for a range of roles, including:
•Electrical engineer
•Electrical engineering technician
•Electrician
•Electronic engineering technician
•Electronics assembler
•Electronics engineer.

They can also help you move into supervisory or management roles such as:
•Team leader
•Senior technician
•Chief technician.

After completing the Level 5 Diploma, you can also study for Level 6 qualifications or move into higher education.

What's involved in delivering this course

To deliver International Vocational Qualifications (IVQs) you'll need to provide your learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification. You will need qualified internal assessors.

For these City & Guilds courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, you will need suitable electrical equipment and workshops.

Anyone can take the Level 2 qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the course handbooks from the centre documents section.

All learners who want to take the Level 3 or Level 5 qualifications must be employed in the electronic engineering industry. You must make sure they can access all the resources they need to complete the qualification.

Level 2

Level 2 is ideal if you have just left full-time education or you are looking for a career change. Although you have never worked in the electronic engineering sector, you are interested and keen to learn.

You complete four core units:

  • Engineering fundamentals 1
  • Engineering fundamentals 1 practical assignments
  • Electrical and electronic applications
  • Electrical and electronic applications practical assignments.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What careers can this lead to

The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for your first job in electronic engineering, probably at the technician level. The Level 3 and Level 5 Diplomas prepare you for a range of roles, including:

  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical engineering technician
  • Electrician
  • Electronic engineering technician
  • Electronics assembler
  • Electronics engineer.

They can also help you move into supervisory or management roles such as:

  • Team leader
  • Senior technician
  • Chief technician.

After completing the Level 5 Diploma, you can also study for Level 6 qualifications or move into higher education.

Level 2 IVQ Technician Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering(8030-21)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2015

Level 2 IVQ Technician Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 500/5812/5 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 300 - 300 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Technician Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Theory

  • Accreditation No: 500/5812/5 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: Data Unavailable Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

Level 3 is ideal if you have some skills and experience in the electrical engineering industry and may be working in a role with some supervisory responsibilities. You want to develop your skills to move into a more specialist role or take on more management responsibility.

You complete two core units:

  • Engineering fundamentals 2
  • Computer aided communication practical assignments.

You also choose one specialist pathway from:

  • Electronic Engineering for which you complete two units:
    • Electronics
    • Electronic Practical Assignments.

  • Electrical Engineering for which you complete two units:
    • Electrical Power
    • Electrical Practical Assignments.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What careers can this lead to

The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for your first job in electronic engineering, probably at the technician level. The Level 3 and Level 5 Diplomas prepare you for a range of roles, including:

  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical engineering technician
  • Electrician
  • Electronic engineering technician
  • Electronics assembler
  • Electronics engineer.

They can also help you move into supervisory or management roles such as:

  • Team leader
  • Senior technician
  • Chief technician.

After completing the Level 5 Diploma, you can also study for Level 6 qualifications or move into higher education.

Level 3 IVQ Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering(8030-22)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2015

Level 3 IVQ Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

  • Accreditation No: 500/5762/5 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 300 - 300 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 IVQ Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Electronic Engineering)

  • Accreditation No: 500/5762/5 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 300 - 300 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Technician Diploma in Electrical Engineering Theory

  • Accreditation No: 500/5762/5 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: Data Unavailable Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Technician Diploma in Electronic Engineering Theory

  • Accreditation No: 500/5762/5 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: Data Unavailable Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5

Level 5 is ideal if you are already an established manager and have a sound knowledge of technical design principles. You now want to gain specialist skills, manage a larger team or take on responsibility for larger or more complex projects.

You complete two core units:

  • Engineering Project Practical Assignment
  • Advanced Electrical Principles.

You also choose one specialist pathway from:

  • Electronic Engineering
  • For Electronic Engineering you complete one optional unit from:

    • Control Systems and Applications
    • Micro-electronic Circuits and Systems.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • For Electrical Engineering you complete one optional unit from:

    • Distribution and Utilisation of Electrical Energy
    • Generation and Supply of Electrical Energy
    • Electrical Plant and Equipment.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What careers can this lead to

The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for your first job in electronic engineering, probably at the technician level. The Level 3 and Level 5 Diplomas prepare you for a range of roles, including:

  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical engineering technician
  • Electrician
  • Electronic engineering technician
  • Electronics assembler
  • Electronics engineer.

They can also help you move into supervisory or management roles such as:

  • Team leader
  • Senior technician
  • Chief technician.

After completing the Level 5 Diploma, you can also study for Level 6 qualifications or move into higher education.

Level 5 IVQ Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering(8030-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2015

Advanced Technician Diploma in Applied Electronic Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 500/5805/8 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: Data Unavailable Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2018 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Advanced Technician Diploma in Electronic Engineering Theory

  • Accreditation No: 500/5805/8 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: Data Unavailable Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2018 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 IVQ Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

  • Accreditation No: 500/5805/8 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 600 - 600 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2018 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 IVQ Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical Engineering Theory

  • Accreditation No: 500/5805/8 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 600 - 600 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 30/06/2018 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Advanced Technician Diploma in Electronic Engineering Theory

  • Accreditation No: Data Unavailable Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: Data Unavailable Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2015 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

The general expandable sections contain documents that cover multiple levels and the level-specific expandable sections contain documents that cover that particular level.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

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