Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Level 5)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


Are you ready to move in to Electrical and Electronic Engineering? Would you like to become a professional engineer?

This NQ level 5 course covers all the knowledge needed to understand Electrical and Electronic Engineering but also has a strong emphasis on practical skills and is intended for those interested in developing skills for a well paid career in this exciting industry.

You will study:
Electrical theory, plus hands on hardware and software work.

Electrical and Electronic Theory:
Electrical Principles; Power Systems; Mathematics; Communications; Electrical Safety; Electrical Machines and Plant Maintenance.

Practical hands on work:
Software Programming; Electrical Testing and Measurement; Electrical Wiring Skills; Fundamental Electronics; Electronic Soldering and Circuit Assembly; Build an Engineering Project.

Campus location may be subject to change.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including Maths and a science subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4.

Progression Routes

Relevant NQ at SCQF Level 6, HNC or HND courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy