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Integrated Technologies Engineering (Tech Skills)

This short course develops understanding and application of MATLAB, SIMULINK and Proteus software packages.

MATLAB is a special-purpose programming and numeric computing platform optimized for engineering and scientific calculations.
Simulink, an add-on product to MATLAB, provides a graphical programming environment for modelling, simulating, and analyzing dynamic systems.
Proteus Design Suite provides an environment for electronic design, simulation and layout generation for PCB manufacturing.

During the curse you will study the following units:
– Introduction to MATLAB environment and fundamental concepts
– Variables and arrays, scalar and array operations, hierarchy of operations
– Two and Three-Dimensional Plots
– Branching statements and loop structures
– MATLAB programming, scripts, user-defined functions
– Advanced features and techniques
– Brief introduction to numerical methods
– Graphical user interfaces
– Simulink primer
– Design and simulation using Proteus

The course will provide in-person learning including practical workshops, in-work activities, and self-directed study providing 50+ hours of tuition.

The course starts on 5 January 2022 and runs for 10 weeks.

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01/01/2022 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB596
Level : Level 4
Duration : 12 Weeks
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Course details


You will be assessed through coursework.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to adults currently in work with the agreement of their employer, resident in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, or Dorset. It is aimed at Level 4 (first year of a degree) and applicable for employees with relevant Level 3 qualifications (A Level, BTEC Level 3, Level 3 Diploma).


This course will enable potential career progression opportunities.

Facilities and resources

You will be taught in our South West Institute of Technology (SWIoT) building – a state-of-the-art facility for training in technical subjects to create highly-skilled technicians and engineers.


Q: Is there a cost involved in this course?

A: No, Tech Skills courses are fully funded by the DfE In-Work Skills Pilot project.

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Staring Date : 01/01/2022
Course Code : PTB596 North Devon campus Apply

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