Electrical Engineering (Higher)

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus


This course is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in the electrical engineering industry. During the course you will gain a broad understanding of electrical engineering including knowledge in Electrical Principles, Electrical Installation Fundamentals, Mathematics, IT and Electrical Hand Skills.

The units you will study are designed to support you in advancing to further studies in this area. Successful completion of this course can also lead to our Electrical Engineering HNC which can lead to our Electrical Engineering HND. This course can also prepare you for an apprenticeship in installation or maintenance.

Course includes:
Electrical Principles; Electrical Installation Fundamentals; Mathematics; IT; Electrical Wiring Skills.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Maths or Physics. You will be required to attend an interview and complete a maths test.

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