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Engineering and Construction

Electronic Engineering

 

This course will focus on developing knowledge in electrical and electronic applications, analysing problems, designing solutions and then implementing them. It also provides in-depth knowledge of Microelectronics, Analogue Electronics, and Digital Electronic Systems. 

  • 4 year success rate of over 95% (15% higher than the national average
  • NewVIc Construction students make better progress than 99% of students on this course nationwide.
  • Our students go on to Queen Mary, Brunel, Kingston, LSBU, Greenwich and Westminster
  • Excellent employer links with a broad range of engineering companies

What will I study?

The course will focus on:

  • Technical communications
  • Mathematics
  • Electrical and electronic principles and projects
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics
  • electronic measurement and testing
  • Microelectronics
  • circuit design and manufacture

On the course you will:

  • Develop your research skills
  • Advance your technical knowledge
  • Design and create your own electrical and electronic solutions
  • Develop your mathematical skills
  • Complete a project on a related topic of your choice

What will I be able to progress to?

On completion of the course, you will be able to choose from a number of options, including going to university to study electrical or electronic engineering, communications engineering, computer systems engineering or business-related degrees. You could seek employment as a trainee engineer.

Construction

You will learn about the world of Construction and the Built Environment and gain an understanding of one of the most important sectors in the UK. It will also provide you with knowledge of the social, economic and cultural contribution of the built environment to individuals and the community. 

  • NewVIc Construction students make better progress than 75% of students on this course nationwide.
  • Exellent Facilities and Resources
  • Construction – Value added is consistently 3 or higher meaning we are in the 25% of construction providers. Success rate 95% (12% higher than national average)
  • Our students go on to UCL, Brunel, Kingston, LSBU, Greenwich and Westminster.
  • Excellent employer links with a broad range of construction companies.

What will I study?

Through theory and practical activities, you will gain an understanding of the different professions and skills involved in this industry.

 

 

The course will focus on:

  • Civil Engineering, Building Construction,  Surveying and Project Management 
  • Architecture, Planning, Design and the preparation and use of technical drawings
  • design of the built environment
     
  • creating the built environment
  • value and use of the built environment
  • numeracy, communication and ICT skills 

On the course you will:

  • complete a project on a related topic of your choice
  • benefit from work experience and site visits
  • develop your research skills
  • advance your technical knowledge
  • Have a chance to be mentored by a professional working in the sector

What will I be able to progress to?

The Extended Diploma will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress to university, further training or employment. This may be within the broad sector of Construction, Civil Engineering or Architecture.

Alternatively, you might choose to use your transferable skills in a different area.