Electrical Engineering

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


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

The course also includes Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) EAL qualification, recognised by industry as the first year of a Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering.

This course will equip you with a thorough understanding of the knowledge surrounding electrical engineering technologies. You will 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 practical skills to help you gain employment in the electrical sector.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 preferably including Maths or a science subject, or NQ Pre-Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering. Interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Electrical Engineering

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