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Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

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    This apprenticeship Standard is suitable for an engineer who applies their knowledge of electronics and embedded software to the design of circuits or devices that provide a useful function, that are capable of being manufactured at a competitive cost, and that are reliable and safe. This involves the use of the engineer’s knowledge of electronics and electronic principles, married to an expertise in the end use of the final product. This apprenticeship is suitable for engineers working in a wide range of sectors to rely on embedded systems design including telecommunications, information and computer technology, defence, energy (including renewables), transport and consumer electronics.

    Delivery model and duration:
    Part time study with the first 3 years at Gloucestershire College Cheltenham Campus, the remaining two years at UWE Bristol
    Duration: 5 years

    Qualification: BEng (Hons) Electronic and Computer Engineering Degree

    Ideal for:
    • Hardware Engineer
    • Software Engineer
    • Systems Engineer
    • Design Engineer

    The apprenticeship will cover the following core areas:
    • Professional engineering skills
    • Electrical circuit theory
    • Analogue and digital design techniques
    • Fundamentals of structured software design
    • Structured programming for embedded software
    • Mathematical modelling techniques for circuit design
    • Embedded software development
    • Thermal management

    Benefits for learners:
    • Flexible study towards a higher education qualification
    • Improve your career prospects
    • Gain high level technical knowledge and practical experience
    • Progress your career quickly

  • Employers

    Benefits to business:
    • Increase future productivity
    • Keep the business up to date with the latest knowledge and innovative practice
    • Deliver on the job training to employees tailored to business needs
    • Develop and retain existing staff by offering support and a fresh perspective

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