Electronics engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electronic motors, communications systems, microwave systems, and other electronic equipment.
Common tasks in this job:
- undertakes research and advises on all aspects of telecommunications equipment, radar, telemetry and remote control systems, data processing equipment, microwaves and other electronic equipment
- determines and specifies appropriate production and/or installation methods and quality and safety standards
- organises and establishes control systems to monitor performance and evaluate designs
- tests, diagnoses faults and undertakes repair of electronic equipment.
What qualifications do I need?
Electronics engineers usually possess an accredited university degree or equivalent qualification. After qualifying, periods of appropriate training and experience are required before membership of a chartered engineering institution is attainable. Incorporated engineers possess an accredited university degree, BTEC/SQA award or an apprenticeship leading to an NVQ/SVQ at Level 4. All routes are followed by periods of appropriate training and relevant experience.
Electronics Engineering Courses
- BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering Level 6 Bachelors Degree
- BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering top-up Level 6 Bachelors Degree
- Electrical/Electronic Technical Support Engineering Level 6 Bachelors Degree
- Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineering Level 6 Bachelors Degree
- Foundation Degree Electrical & Electronic Engineering Level 5 Foundation Degree
- Foundation Degree Electronic and Control Engineering Level 5 Foundation Degree
- Foundation Degree in Electronics and Communications Level 5 Foundation Degree
- Foundation Degree Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering Level 5 Foundation Degree
- HNC Diploma Automotive Engineering Level 4 HNC Diploma
- HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Level 4 HNC Diploma
- Professional Engineering (Control/Technical Support Engineer) BEng Level 6 Degree apprenticeship