Electrical Engineering

West Lothian College


This course is for anyone wanting to pursue a career in engineering at technician or engineer level. The course offers students the chance to study engineering subjects from various disciplines, and to explore environmental issues including renewable energy.

The course includes:

Electrical engineering; Mechanical engineering; Complete system engineering; Health and safety; Renewable energy system engineering.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers, or relevant Foundation Apprenticeship, or NQ Electrical Engineering (Level 6); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry by interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Employment in electrical engineering field or progression to university. Those progressing on to university can work in design, research and development and the management of electrical systems.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Electrical Engineering

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