Electronic Engineering Workshop
Anniesland Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
24 Aug 2020
Qualification Type
Course Type
1 Year (August to June)

This HND Electrical Engineering course is ideal for those who wish to develop their skills and competence to a higher level. It will equip you with the skills required to work in industrial, public sector and service organisations.

What will I learn?

You will complete a range of units such as:

  • DC and AC principles
  • Electrical machine principles
  • Applications of programmable logic controllers
  • Application of electrical and electronic instruments
  • Three phase systems
  • Electricity power systems
  • Communication
  • Engineering mathematics 1
  • Engineering mathematics 2
  • Electrical engineering graded unit 1
  • Electrical safety
  • Electrical networks and resonance
  • Inspection and testing of low voltage installations
  • Fundamentals of control systems and transducers
  • Power electronics
  • Analogue electronics
  • Digital electronics
  • Electrical installation skills
  • Engineering mathematics 3
  • Engineering mathematics 4
  • Engineering mathematics 5
  • Electrical engineering graded unit 2 – Project based

Employer and industry links

As a STEM Assured College we have a renowned reputation for Engineering, supported by cutting edge technology, highly qualified and experienced staff.  If you are considering a career in Electrical Engineering then our course begin to help you to begin to achieve your goals, whether that be a job or progression to a university course. As a result of Industry 4.0 Electrical Engineers are in demand for innovative roles in Design, Robotics and Automation. If you enjoy problem solving and are solution focused, then with our help you can become an innovative future ready engineer.

Additionally, we work in partnership with the majority of engineering employers and are seen as the Engineering college of choice within the Greater Glasgow area. These partnerships provide opportunities for industrial visits, student placements and industry talks as well as providing opportunities for students to progress into employment. Due to its excellent links, the College is at the forefront of technological advances with investment in its state of the art engineering facilities which provide students with a World Class learning experience.

Jobs and further study

  • If you complete this course with a Graded Unit 2 result of B or above, you'll be eligible to apply for second or third-year entry onto various engineering degree programmes at Glasgow Caledonian University, University of the West of Scotland, Edinburgh Napier University and Open University. Please note that for direct entry into the third year university degree programmes, you will be required to successfully achieve the HN units in Engineering Mathematics 1 to 5.
  • You will have the potential to move on to technician or junior level jobs in sectors such as energy, maintenance, design and process engineering.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • HNC Electrical Engineering
  • If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.

Entry requirements equivalency table

I've applied — what happens next?

When you apply
You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and we will be in contact as per the following stages:

You will be invited to attend an interview from February onwards. Please bring your qualifications, references and photographic ID.

To test your mechanical comprehension, electrical comprehension and numeracy, an aptitude test is part of the interview.

You will be notified of the outcome by email within three weeks of the interview. There are four possible outcomes:

There are four possible outcomes:

  • unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
  • unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
  • conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.
  • waiting list: you have met all entry requirements, however, the course is full. If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.
  • unsuccessful.

Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.

If a place is unavailable at your first choice of campus, you may be offered a place at one of our other campuses and you must respond to this within 10 days.

Once you have accepted your offer, you will be sent further information such as student funding, joining instructions and an induction date.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 357 6094