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  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Evenings)


This course is for those wanting to pursue a career in electrical engineering at technician level.

Start date – Aug 2024

End date –  Jun 2025

SCQF Level -  7

Mode –  Part time (Evenings)

Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Times: 6pm – 9pm  

Duration: 1 year

Cost: £750 per year (PFG funding available)

Covering all aspects of electrical engineering, this course includes inspect and test and three phase systems and graded unit. 


  • What the course includes

    The course includes, communication practical skills, single phase AC circuits, mathematics for engineering, electrical networks and resonance, electrical safety, fundamentals of control systems and transducers, electrical machine principles, three phase systems and power electronics.

about us

Why choose this course

This course is assessed through a formal and written examination covering mandatory units, together with a mix of practical laboratory exercises and end of unit assessments.

Individual units can be studied to suit candidates.

Entry Requirements

  • Year 1 HNC Electrical Engineering (completed)
  • NC in Engineering 
  • Higher Maths 
  • Higher Physics 
  • Relevant industrial experience
  • Where it leads

    Following the completion of this course, you can progress onto further study at HND/degree level, and/or move into enhanced employment opportunities.

Interview Arrangements

If we invite you for interview, plan to be in college for around two to three hours- bring evidence of any qualifications stated on your application form. 

HNC applicants only: We will ask you to complete an aptitude test with questions testing some standard mathematics and English skills. 

For all applicants, the interview will involve: 

  • Interview with two members of the engineering team (10 minutes)- they will ask you about your interests and why you want to study engineering 
  • You will take part in a team building exercise during the interview, such as bridge building

Fees, Finance and Funding

Click here to find out more about funding for this course

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