Electrical Engineering NC Higher
Campus Midlothian Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Full time
Duration 41 weeks
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Electrical Engineering NC Higher is a full-time course taught at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian campus. The course is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in the electrical engineering industry. During the course, you will gain a broad understanding of electrical engineering including knowledge of Electrical Principles, Electrical Installation Fundamentals, Mathematics, IT and Electrical Hand Skills.
The units you will study are designed to support you in advancing to further studies in this area. Successful completion of this course can also lead to our Electrical Engineering HNC which can lead to our Electrical Engineering HND. This course can also prepare you for an apprenticeship in installation or maintenance.
You will be taught by staff with extensive experience in the electrical engineering industry. You will also have access to Edinburgh College workshops where you will use up-to-date technology and equipment. The course is based in both the workshop and classroom ensuring you get a combination of practical and technical skills.
Edinburgh College works closely with many businesses and these connections can help you find part-time work to develop your practical and employability skills. The College will actively encourage and support you to seek relevant work experience.
What you will learn
- Electrical Principles
- Fundamental Electrical Systems
- Single and Three Phase Motors
- Applications of PLCs
- Electrical Wiring Skills
How the course is assessed
- You will be assessed at the end of each unit
- All units within the course must be achieved in order to gain the full award
Number of days per week
- 3 days per week
- National 5 Mathematics or Physics
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
- Electrical Engineering HNC which can then progress to an Electrical Engineering HND and acceptance to a university
- Electrical apprenticeship in either installation or maintenance
Funding & Fees
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