You’ll gain a broad understanding of electrical engineering including electrical principles, electrical installation fundamentals, mathematics, IT and electrical hand skills. The areas you’ll study are designed to support you in advancing to further studies in this area, including apprenticeships in installation or maintenance.Successful completion of this course can also to HNC Electrical Engineering.
- Electrical Principles
- Electrical Installation Fundamentals
- Electrical hand skills
- We regularly review the course content and a complete list of the SQA units involved is available on request
How Course Is Assessed:
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- Intermediate 2 maths English and physics
Applicants must demonstrate the ability to work at an appropriate level by having already achieved a pass at A or B in the level below which they are applying for.
- National 5 (SCQF 5) subjects - pass at National 4 (with added value unit), Intermediate 1 at A or B, or Standard Grade 3 or 4 in the subject.
- Higher (SCQF 6) subjects - A or B pass at National 5 or A or B at Intermediate 2 in the subject.
- Advanced Higher (SCQF 7) subjects - A or B pass at Higher
- For entry to social science subjects such as Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, History and Politics previous study of the subject is not required. However National 5 English is required plus another social subject at SCQF level 5.
The above represents the minimum entry requirements.
These courses are challenging and require the ability to study independently. Applicants should identify clearly the reason for studying their chosen subject in their course application.
English Proficiency Requirements:
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements:
- Pre entry test followed by 1 to 1 interview
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- Electrical apprenticeship in either installation or maintenance
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- Electrical Engineering HND
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