Stow College

Electrical Engineering: HNC/HND

Stow College
In Glasgow

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Typology HNC
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This programme is in line with the new SQA national framework. It is designed to provide a broad-based technical education for those wishing to work in Electrical Engineering at Technician level.

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Government funding available

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Location

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Glasgow
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43 Shamrock Street, G4 9LD

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On request

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· Requirements

An appropriate NC OR Higher Maths or Physics or Technological Studies OR 2 related Intermediate 2 awards OR other relevant qualifications and experience. Entry by informal interview.

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Course programme



Electrical Engineering: HNC/HND

Course Description
This programme is in line with the new SQA national framework. It is designed to provide a broad-based technical education for those wishing to work in Electrical Engineering at Technician level.

Preferred Entry Requirements
An appropriate NC OR Higher Maths or Physics or Technological Studies OR 2 related Intermediate 2 awards OR other relevant qualifications and experience. Entry by informal interview.

Course Duration
Course Duration: HNC: 1 academic year HND: 2 academic years
Start Date: Aug-09
End Date: Jun-10 (HNC) Jun-11 (HND)
Hours per week: 18 hours

Course Content

Year 1:
Analogue Electronics: An Introduction; Application Of Electrical And Electronic Instruments; Application Of Programmable Logic Controllers; Communication: Practical Skills; Electrical Engineering: Graded Unit 1; Electrical Machine Principles; Electrical Safety; Electrical Standby Systems; Electricity Power Systems; Inspection & Testing Of Low Voltage Electrical Installation; Mathematics For Engineering 1; Single Phase Ac Circuits; Three Phase Systems.

Year 2:
Business Awareness & Continuing Professional Development; Electrical Engineering: Graded Unit 2; Electrical Installation Design; Electrical Motor Drive Systems; Electrical Networks And Resonance; Fundamentals Of Control Systems and Transducers; High Level Engineering Software; Information Technology: Applications Software; Mathematics For Engineering 2; Power Electronics; Power Supply Circuits; Transformers; Transmission Lines And Complex Waves; Utilisation Of Electrical Energy In Buildings.

Progression
Further study at Degree level. Employment: a wide range of posts at Technician level in Electrical Engineering; Maintenance Technician; Electrical Installation Design Technician; Test Technician.

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