|TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTRE OPEN LEARNING LTD (TECOL)
BTEC centre number: 04943
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.
The Technical Education Centre for Online Learning (TECOL) is a UK registered company and an approved Edexcel BTEC education centre. Our aim is to provide the widest choice of online technical courses to learners based in England, Wales and Scotland who are unable to attend their local college, so distance learning is their only real option.
Benefits of TECOL’s On-line Learning Model
Course Purchase and Enrolment Process
When you order a course from us via our Checkout PayPal system, we will be in contact with you shortly on your next step in starting your course as follows:
The overall process should not take any longer than 3 days, but if you don’t hear from us after 3 days at any stage of the process, it is likely that your email system may be blocking communications. If this happens please contact us by Telephone on 0800 228 9215 or email: email@example.com
Note: if the course is not for the same person on the PayPal order please let us know by sending details of the learner name and email address to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Extension and Repeats
If your course support expires or you need to repeat an assessment go to course extension and assessment repeat support
BTEC Registration Fees
If you are studying a BTEC level 3 certificate or diploma you must pay your registration fee within 1 month of course enrolment. In addition your tutor will be unable to issue you with any assessments until the BTEC fee has been paid. To pay the this go to BTEC registration fee and select the correct fee for your course
Paper Copy of Courses
If you prefer to have a course manual you can also order a paper copy of your course. Just go to your course main web page and scroll down to the appropriate cart
Practical work kits
Currently we have 2 kits that support study and assessment work – The ‘Electronics development kit’ (Electronic components, a multi-meter) and an ‘Instrumentation kit’ (Oscilloscope/ function generator). These can be found on our electronic course webpages, but can also be ordered directly from below. We can now also supply a low cost workbench DC power supply unit
‘Electronics development kit’ (cost £50).
You can source your own parts, or purchase a kit from us. The kit includes a multi-meter, breadboard, antistatic strap or gloves, battery holders, and all the analogue and digital components needed to complete assessment tasks.
Select ‘Add to cart’ below to include your electronics kit. – £50
You can source your own electronic instruments , or purchase a kit from us. The kit includes an oscilloscope and function generator needed to complete assessment tasks.
Select ‘Add to cart’ below to include your instrument kit. – £70
‘DC Power Supply’ (cost £65).
Although not essential to complete your assessments, this workbench DC Power Supply is a more permanent supply option compared to using batteries; especially if you plan to continue developing your practical electronic skills. Variable voltage 0-15v, and current range: 0-2A
- HNC/HND in Eng
- HND in Engineering (Level 5)
- HNC in Engineering (Level 4)
- Engineering (Level 3)
- BTEC Certificates – Eng (Level 3)
- BTEC Diplomas (Level 3)
- Diploma in Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical) – 6 unit
- Diploma in Engineering (Electrical & Electronic) – 6 unit
- Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) – 6 unit
- Diploma in Engineering (Electrical & Electronic) – 9 unit
- Diploma in Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical) – 9 unit
- Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) – 9 Unit
- Diploma in Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical) – 12 unit
- On-line Awards – Eng (Level 3)
- IT (Level 3)
- GCSE (level 2)