This course is designed for students wishing to gain an introduction to the basic skills and principles of electronic circuit construction. The course will introduce students to basic circuit theory, the practical skills of electronic circuit construction, component replacement and the use of basic test equipment and will appeal to a range of people including hobbyists, to those wishing to move into a new career pathway.
What You'll Learn
During the six week evening programme students will be introduced to the basic functions and operation of tools and electronic test and measurement equipment, this will include:
Workshop health and safety (a requirement for the safe use of machine tools in a workshop environment)
Basic circuit theory
Soldering and de-soldering skills
Construction techniques for printed circuit boards
The use of measurement and test equipment
The course is open to all students over the age of 19 who can demonstrate the ability to complete the course.
How you will be assessed
There are no formal assessments on this course.
Tuition Fees (19+): £60.00
All tools and components are provided for use. There are no additional costs.
If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.
For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.
Course and Career progression
This course is primarily an interest based programme for those wishing to acquire skills in construction of electronics circuits together with a basic understanding of their operation. This course could help with career progression for those requiring basic construction skills for electronics circuits and use of measurement and test equipment for careers within the engineering industry.
What Happens Next
Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to come into College if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course of study