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Electrical Engineering (Scottish Power) (Level 5)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Midlothian Campus

Content

This course is run in collaboration with ScottishPower and designed to introduce you to electrical engineering and prepare you for an apprenticeship.

As part of the course you will attend sessions with ScottishPower at their training centre and may be offered a place on their apprentice programme. This training will involve learning about overhead lines and jointing and cabling practical skills. These opportunities will be supported by your College lecturers. Practical work experience with ScottishPower will help you to gain knowledge of the engineering industry and will heighten your employability skills.

The course is a mixture of both workshop and classroom sessions providing an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed for either an apprenticeship or higher level in studies in Electrical Engineering. Subjects studied include:

Electrical Principles; Testing and Measurement; Safe Working Practice; Wiring Skills.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English, Maths and a science subject.

Progression Routes

NC Electrical Engineering (Higher)

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks

Department

Electrical Engineering

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Engineering

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