Electrical & Electronic (including Mechatronics)

Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.

Common tasks in this job:

  • plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings
  • sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data
  • plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system
  • diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment
  • visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.

What qualifications do I need?

Entrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, an Intermediate GNVQ/GSVQ Level II or a BTEC/ SQA award. NVQs/SVQs in Servicing Electronic Systems are available at Levels 2 and 3.

Electrical & Electronic (including Mechatronics) Courses

  • Advanced Manufacturing Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician Foundation Competence Level 2
  • Engineering Technician BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician Level 3 NVQ
  • Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) Foundation Competence Level 2
  • Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician (Machinist Pathway) Level 3 NVQ
  • Engineering Technician (Technical Support Pathway) Foundation Competence Level 2
  • Engineering Technician (Technical Support Pathway) BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • Engineering Technician (Technical Support Pathway) Level 3 NVQ

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