Electrical Engineering - HNC


19 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

The course is designed for people interested in an electrical engineering career and contains a range of SQA Higher National Units that will develop understanding in: Electricity Power Systems, Electrical Machine Principles, Power Electronics, Electrical Safety, DC and AC Principles, Application of Electrical and Electronic Instruments, Application of Programmable Logic Controllers and Three Phase Systems. Core Skills include Mathematics: Technician 1, Communications, Digital Electronics and Combinational Logic.

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HNC in Electrical Engineering at SCQF Level 7


Full-time 36 week course, 2 days per week in College


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

NC in Electrical Engineering, or 2 Higher qualifications at Grade C or above, one of which must be in Mathematics, Physics or Technical Studies. . An interview session.

Progression opportunities

The course will give students a sound foundation in engineering and could lead to employment in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Electrical Installation sectors.


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