Electrical Engineering

UHI Inverness


Inverness Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Are you employed in electrical engineering or electrical installation? Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding? Whether you've just completed your apprenticeship or you already have a number of years’ experience under your toolbelt, this programme may have something to offer you. Offered to employees at the request of employers, you may already have strong support to pursue these studies.

Modules may include:

Communication practical skills; Engineering mathematics 1; Electricity power systems; DC and AC principles; Three phase systems; Electrical safety; Electrical machine principles; Application of electrical and electronic instruments; Electrical engineering; Graded unit 1 (examination); Quality management: an introduction; Electrical installation design (computer-aided): an introduction.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths, Physics or a technological subject plus 3 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths, Physics or a technological subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at higher level.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Construction and the Built Environment

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