Electrical Engineering

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This electrical engineering course will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to progress to the HNC Electrical Engineering course. Alternatively you may seek employment as a Modern Apprentice.

It is also suitable if you already work as an engineering and would like to up-skill.

Core Units:
Communication Core Skill Unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying Information Technology.

Mandatory Units:
Electrical Principles; Fundamental Electrical Systems; Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations; Single and Three Phase Induction Motors; Electrical Testing and Measurement.

Optional Units:
Earthing and Earth Fault Current Protection; Engineering Project; Electrostatics and Electromagnetism; Transformation and Rectification.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and Physics. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNDs

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Electrical and Electronics

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