Electrical Enginering is a day-release programme (a system of allowing employees days off work to go on educational courses) taught at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian campus. The course is designed for those interested in progressing in their career in the electrical engineering industry. You will learn many valuable skills needed to work in the electrical engineering field including knowledge in Production, Transmission, Distribution and Application of Electricity.
You will learn knowledge required to become a technician or technical engineer in the electrical engineering industry. You will be taught by staff with extensive experience in the electrical engineering industry. You will also have access to Edinburgh College workshops where you will use up-to-date technology and equipment. The course is based in both the workshop and classroom ensuring you get a combination of practical and technical skills.
Higher Maths or Physics or another science subject, or NC Electrical Engineering (Higher), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
Degree-level studies in electrical engineering such as Year 2 BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Heriot-Watt University
Part time (day release)