Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Ayrshire College


Kilwinning Campus


This course offers a good mix of practical work and theory to introduce you to the skills and knowledge you’ll need for further study or employment.

You will: learn about electrical principles and basic electrical concepts; focus on direct current (dc) power supplies; look at earthing and the different methods of earth fault current protection; develop skills in using electrical test equipment; develop your practical skills in electrical wiring; look at the key devices used in electronics; explore combinational logic; study maths in an engineering context.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including Maths or Physics, or SVQ Performing Engineering Operations - Electrical at SCQF Level 5, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Progression to a relevant HNC or Modern Apprenticeship.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


STEM - Engineering and Science

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