Electrical Engineering (Level 5)

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


This Electrical Engineering course will equip you with a thorough understanding of the knowledge surrounding electrical engineering technologies. You'll gain an understanding of how electrical circuits work, the variety of components and systems that you may encounter in the Electrical Industry, together with the tools to work in the sector.

This is a nationally recognised award in electrical engineering. This course satisfies one key element of the Modern Apprenticeship framework for Engineering. It provides you with an excellent and thorough grounding in the disciplines that relate to electrical engineering.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

NC Electrical Engineering (Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Engineering, Energy and Gas

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