SCQF Level 8

Course Overview
This course is designed to enable students who have completed their HNC Electrical Engineering on a part time basis to develop their skills and competence to a higher level within electrical engineering The HNC takes two years to complete part time and students can progress onto the HND qualification which takes another two years of study on a part time basis.
What You Will Learn
  • Fundamentals of Control Systems and Transducers 
  • Transmission lines and Complex Waves 
  • Electrical Installation Design 
  • Electrical Motor Drive Systems 
  • Transformers 
  • The utilisation of Electrical Energy in Buildings
Entry Requirements
  • HNC Electrical Engineering
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • Continuous assessment
Progression And Articulation Routes
Can lead to a wide range of posts at Technician level in Electrical Engineering or further study at Degree levelDownload our progression route map here
Career Opportunities
Technician Electrical engineer
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
  • 1-Year 1
  • 2-Year 2
Course Cost And Funding Options
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