Electrical Engineering Maintenance (Performing Engineering Operations)

Fife College


Rosyth Campus


This Performing Engineering Operations (PEO) Level 2 based course leads to a Scottish Vocational qualification (SVQ).

It focuses on the key skills required to commence employment in the electrical maintenance or manufacturing industry. The course has 8 core units surrounding many different workshop-based activities, where these practical assessments undertaken are recorded in the compilation of a student-based portfolio of evidence.

You will study:
Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements; Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation; Working efficiently and effectively in engineering; Wiring and testing electrical equipment circuits; Forming and assembling electrical cable enclosure and support systems; Assembling, wiring and testing electrical panels and components; Maintaining electrical equipment and systems; Wiring and testing programmable logic controllers.

Entry Requirements

Relevant NC in an engineering discipline at SCQF Level 5. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC courses at SCQF Level 5 or 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

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