Electrical Engineering

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


This course builds on HNC Electrical Engineering, developing your existing knowledge and giving you even more of an understanding of electrical engineering to meet the needs of employers.

You will: look at electrical networks and resonance; explore different types of control systems; develop skills in designing electrical installation circuits; look at transmission lines; learn about electrical motor drive systems; develop skills in inspecting and testing Low Voltage electrical installations; look at power electronic devices and transformers; learn about using electrical energy in buildings; look at protection devices within HV systems; study maths for engineering; explore energy as a whole, including energy demand, production and consumption.

Entry Requirements

HNC Electrical Engineering. Interview

Progression Routes

Progression through established pathways to a 2+2 Degree programme with Glasgow Caledonian University in both Electrical Power Engineering and Electrical, Electronic and Energy Engineering.

Direct entry to year 3 on attaining a minimum grade B in your engineering project.

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