This course provides transferable core skills, foundation skills and workshop training for those who aspire to a career in the industry. It also provides a pathway to advanced levels of study. This course will give you the opportunity to develop a strong underpinning knowledge to help you develop a career in engineering. This is a modern, up-to-date programme with national recognition.
You will be invited to discuss your application with us, but SCQF Level 4/5 Maths and Physics is desired, and English would be an advantage. Your application and interview will form part of the selection process. You can progress to this course from NQ Basic Engineering Skills.
You will have the chance to study a range of subjects including electrical workshop skills, electrical principles, electrical testing and measurement, safe working practices, electrical systems and electronic systems.
Face to face teaching and practical hands on
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
NC students can progress by gaining employment and returning as an Electrical Installation Apprentice or onto study at NC level 6 or HE level.
Students who can gain relevant employment can return as an electrical installation apprentice. There is significant demand and shortage for electrical engineers specifically within the oil and gas sector and within renewables.
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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.