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Electrical Engineering (Level 6)

West Lothian College

Content

The course is aimed at those wanting to study electrical engineering at a more advanced level and gain employment as an electrical technician with organisations such as manufacturers or utility companies. The course provides those essential skills needed, such as how to inspect and test an electrical system by using the latest test equipment and the ability to fully understand and analyse the performance of the system. If the system has electrical machines and motors, then we’ll teach you about those as well. Electronics and transformers are also covered to enable you to work with power supplies units and to further enhance what will be a great set of skills to see you well on your way to becoming an electrical technician.

The course includes:

Electrical systems including DC systems; Single and three-phase AC circuits; Electrical analytical techniques; Electrical machines; Complex circuit analysis; Mathematics.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths. Interview. Short written test.

Progression Routes

Successful applicants can move onto an apprenticeship or to higher education with the aim of becoming an electrical engineer

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Engineering

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