HNC Electrical Engineering

Course Content

This course provides learners with a broad range of integrated competencies across electrical engineering disciplines. The course is based on a systems approach and will deliver a thorough understanding of the relevant electrical and electronic knowledge to progress to a higher level. The award consists of three mandatory and nine optional units.

A part-time/flexible programme is available for applicants employed within the industry with relevant experience at the discretion of the Curriculum and Quality Leader.

Entry Requirements

One Higher (or equivalent) at grade C or above from Physics, Technological Studies or Maths, and at least three National 5 subjects (or equivalent) at grade C or above including Maths; Physics/Technological Studies and English. National Certificate Group Award in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering (level 6 awards). 

Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Applicants whose first language is not English should have a minimum ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

Method of Assessment

A variety of methods will be used, including practical and theory-based assessments.

Future Prospects

Progression onto a higher level engineering-specific course and/or employment in the electrical installations/renewables/energy industries with the opportunity to study up to degree level.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Subject Area

    Building Services & Built Environment

  • Course Fee


  • Fee stated is per academic year. All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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