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Electrical Engineering NC

(SCQF level 5)

Engineering, Energy & Gas, Faculty of Building, Engineering and Energy

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

28th Aug 2017, 1 year

28th Aug 2017, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Overview

Looking to become a technician or technical engineer? This course will develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of the industry, as well as helping with the specific skills you'll need to succeed.

You'll be taught by staff with significant engineering experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students. Throughout the year, you'll be continually assessed and you'll have the ability to discuss your evaluation of modules.

You'll also be asked to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during practical work.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

One of the following:

  • Four National 4 qualifications,
  • Four Standard Grades at 4 or above or the equivalent at Intermediate.

Entry may still be possible for mature students depending on prior skills and knowledge.

Additional selection requirements

You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Electrical Principles.
  • Electrical Wiring Skills.
  • Fundamental Electronics.
  • Maths.
  • Rectification.
  • Safe Working Practices.
  • Transformation.

After the course

Careers

The course is aimed at providing opportunities for successful candidates to progress into Electrical Engineering Apprenticeships, or other Engineering Sectors.

Continuing study

You may progress to NC Level 6 Electrical Engineering.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    28th Aug 2017, 1 year
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus