This course covers a variety of core subjects in the principles of technology and will lead to an SQA qualification that is recognised and sought after by employers. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career or further study in this field.

The skills that will be developed during this course will help the candidate to achieve employment within the Electrical Engineering industry. 

Skills listed below:

  • Employability
  • Problem solving
  • Understanding engineering principles
  • Numeracy
  • Communications
  • Hand skills
  • Confidence
  • Part-time – two days per week day release (employer or self-funded)

This course includes important knowledge and skills to enhance your employment and career progression options including skills in:

  • Statics
  • Engineering Dynamics: an Introduction
  • Dynamics
  • Thermofluids
  • Strength of Materials
  • Engineering Materials
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • The Core Skills of ICT, Numeracy and Communication will be developed and certificated on this course

Employment within Industry and one of the following:

  • Three National 5s at Level A-C which must include Maths and Physics or a Technology subject
  • A minimum of five Standard Grades or their equivalents, with three at Intermediate 2 or above, including Maths, English and one Science/technology subject
  • Successful completion of a relevant Engineering NC Level 5 Group Award including Maths at Craft 1 and 2
  • Industrial experience and/or other qualification will also be considered

On successful completion of this course (with Maths Tech 1 and 2) progression is possible onto:

  • HNC: Engineering Systems
  • HNC: Mechanical Engineering
  • HND: Petroleum Engineering
  • Modern Apprenticeships
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Renewable Engineering
  • Energy
  • Systems Engineering
  • Online application and successful interview