Electrical Engineering

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


The course includes: DC and AC Principles, Mathematics for Engineering, Electrical Networks and Resonance, Electrical Safety, Fundamentals of Control Systems and Transducers, Electrical Machine Principles, Three Phase Systems, Electricity Power Systems, Power Electronics, Applications of Electrical and Electronic Instruments, Combinational Logic, Communications: Practical Skills and the Electrical Engineering Graded Unit.

The course is assessed through a formal end-of-course written examination covering the mandatory units, together with a mix of ongoing end of unit examinations and practical laboratory exercises. A number of support subjects are assessed by learning outcome assignment.

This course uses online ‘Blended Learning’, which requires access to the internet.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Maths and preferably Physics; or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering; or NC Electrical Engineering (Level 6) or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

HND Electrical Engineering

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Mechanical

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