Level 3 Access to HE Diploma: Engineering (OCN) | South Bank Colleges
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Is this course for you?

Are you already working in an engineering role and are looking to up-skill? Have you past experience of electrical engineering and would like to return to education? Are you looking to increase your engineering specialisation or change your study direction? Would you like to advance to Higher Education but are worried that your level of qualifications is a barrier? If you answered yes to any of those questions, and are aged 19 or over, then we have the perfect course to help you achieve your goals.

The Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a one-year qualification designed to give you a direct route into Higher Education. Whether that be to study for a Bachelor's Degree, or a Higher National Diploma, in electrical engineering or a related subject.

On this course you will learn a range of practical and technical skills; develop your knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of electrical engineering; and receive a thorough overview of practical electronics.

You will study a number of topics essential to a career in this sector, including advanced digital electronics, engineering materials, electronic skills and measurements, manual and machine tools, power supplies, electrical circuit theory, and health and safety.

More than just industry-specific learning, the Level 3 Access to HE Diploma will also teach you educational skills and study tools, in order to further help you in your progression to Higher Education and university. These skills include report writing, research, understanding scientific writing, communication skills, mathematical investigation, using information technology, and examination skills designed to help you prepare for, and succeed in, exam situations.

What experience and skills will you gain?

You will study a mix of civil engineering topics and general educational skills.

  • Campus
    This course will be delivered at London South Bank Technical College - Nine elms
  • What do you need to apply?
    • 4 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-C or 9-4, including English Language
    • Level 2 vocational qualification and a Level 2 English qualification
  • How will you be assessed?

    You will be assessed by a combination of practical assessments, coursework, project work, and examinations.

  • Where can this course take you?

    After successfully passing the Level 3 Access to HE Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, you may wish to consider furthering your training with one of the following undergraduate programmes, available at London South Bank University (additional qualifications may be required):

    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering BTEC HND
    • Building Services Engineering BEng (Hons)
    • Building Services Engineering BTEC HND