Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Level 6)

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus


This course is ideal for those interested in a career or apprenticeship in electrical engineering. You will receive a high level of practical training and study the underpinning theories. You will achieve a National Certificate award in Electrical Engineering at SCQF Level 6, and in addition, there are two elements of electrical workshop training included in this course.

You will study:
Soldering and circuit assembly techniques; Introduction to electrical wiring; Electronic theory; Electrical Fundamentals; Electrical principles theory; Electrical Test & Measurement; Mathematics Tech 1 & 2; Electronic Network Analysis; Electrical Plant Maintenance; Three Phase Induction Motors; Programmable Logic Controller; Engineering Project.

The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and Physics or a technological subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Energy

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