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Welcome to TECOL, the on-line Technical Education Centre for Open Learning, where education and your career development go hand in hand. Our tailored focus is on technical knowledge and skills in engineering, and IT. We deliver qualifications from GCSEs, BTEC level 3 certificate, diplomas, to HNCs and HNDs. This means that you will find the exact technical qualification you need now and in the future, with all the benefits of on-line access.

The Technical Education Centre for Online Learning (TECOL) is an approved Edexcel BTEC education centre providing a wide range of nationally accredited engineering qualifications.

Our aim is to provide the widest choice of online technical courses to learners who are unable to attend their local college, so distance learning is their only real option. The recent accreditation as an Approved Learning Provider under the MOD’s ELC Scheme further strengthens our commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community with BTEC level 3, and HNC engineering courses.

At TECOL we believe that you should have the opportunity to pursue a range of nationally recognised technical qualifications to complement your existing skills and interests. Our online teaching and learning methods utilises the ‘Moodle’ learning environment and we will provide you with all the material you need and allow you the flexibility to work at your own time, pace, and place. Throughout your course, you shall be supported by a highly qualified tutor who not only has the right technical knowledge but has the right ‘real world’ work experience.

Benefits include: - Learning is self-paced - Access to technical experts - Geographical barriers are eliminated - On-demand 24/7 accessibility - Suits multiple learning styles

  • BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering – Our on-line 3-unit BTEC Certificates in Engineering have been designed to give you the underpinning knowledge and specific skills needed to meet the needs of modern engineering industries. 

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering - Our on-line Diplomas are nationally recognised Level 3 qualifications that also allow you to progress in your career or to higher qualifications such as the level 4 HNC in Engineering.

  • BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering – Our on-line HNC courses has been developed to provide learners an opportunity to gain a fully accredited higher education qualification.

Please do mention Quest when applying or enquiring about courses with TECOL.

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Contact
Geoff Tweed

Email
engineering@tecol.co.uk

Telephone
0800 228 9215

Website
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Address
48 Straid Road, Ahoghill, Ballymena, Antrim, BT42 2NT

ELC Funding No
9967

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Engineering - Mechanical
BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Engineering
Our on-line 3-unit BTEC Certificates in Engineering have been designed to give you the underpinning knowledge and specific skills needed to meet the needs of modern engineering industries. Course support is up to 12 months and the certificate is university recognised with up to 28 UCAS points. There are no entry requirements and you can choose from Mechanical, Electrical or Electronic pathways. For further information, see our webpage: http://tecol.co.uk/btec-level-3-courses/certificates/
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BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
Our on-line Diplomas are nationally recognised Level 3 qualifications that also allow you to progress in your career or to higher qualifications such as the level 4 HNC in Engineering. There are 6, 9, and 12-unit diplomas, with the 9-unit option being initially offered to ELC learners. Course support is up to 36 months and the 9-unit diploma is also university recognised with up to 84 UCAS points. There are no entry requirements and you can choose from Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic pathways. For further information, including unit details, start at our webpage: http://tecol.co.uk/btec-level-3-courses/diploma/
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BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering
Our on-line HNC courses has been developed to provide learners an opportunity to gain a fully accredited higher education qualification. Our 8-unit HNCs are nationally recognised Level 4 qualifications that also allow you to progress to higher qualifications such as a BTEC level 5 HND in Engineering (which we may offer to ELC learners in the future) and degrees. Course support is up to 30 months and you can choose from General, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronic pathways. For further information, including unit details and entry requirements, start at our webpage: http://tecol.co.uk/level-4-5-hnc-hnd-in-engineering/l4-hnc-in-engineering/
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