Electrical Engineering (Level 6)

Fife College


Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This is a varied course in electrical engineering, mostly consisting of academic study with some practical work and the use of simulation software. It provides you with a blend of learning which can lead to engineering job opportunities within large and small companies across a wide range of sectors, including electrical service companies, oil and gas, renewable energy, and power companies.

You will study: Electrical principles; Electrical measurement and testing; Circuit element principles; Single phase and three phase principles; Fundamental electrical systems; Electrostatics and electromagnetics; 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

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day release)

Course Length

1 year


Engineering, Energy and Mathematics

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