James Watt College

HNC Electronics

James Watt College
In Greenock and Kilwinning

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Typology HNC
Location At 2 venues (Scotland)
Description

This course provides the skills and knowledge to enter high technology engineering at technician level or alternatively progress onto HND or degree level study. The course equips you with excellent theoretical and practical hands-on experience in a wide range of areas, allowing you to enter a diverse range of high technology industries.

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Location

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Greenock (Renfrewshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education Finnart Street, PA16 8HF

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Kilwinning (North Ayrshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education North Ayrshire Campus Lauchlan Way, KA13 6DE

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· Requirements

One Higher at minimum grade C in technically appropriate subjects or two Intermediate 2 minimum grade B qualifications in technically appropriate subjects or successful completion of Intermediate 2, Level 5/6 course in an appropriate discipline. All applications are subject to successful interview, those without formal qualifications but with relevant experience may be considered and candidates...

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Course programme

HNC Electronics

Course Aims:
This course provides the skills and knowledge to enter high technology engineering at technician level or alternatively progress onto HND or degree level study. The course equips you with excellent theoretical and practical hands-on experience in a wide range of areas, allowing you to enter a diverse range of high technology industries.

Course Content:
  • Single Phase AC
  • Applications of Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electrical Networks
  • Combinational Logic
  • Sequential Logic
  • High Level Engineering Software
  • Analogue Electronic Principles
  • Maths for Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Construction Skills
  • Electronic Testing Skills
  • Communications
Progression Opportunities:
Successful completion allows progression onto year 2 HND Electronics, BSc Electronics (usually 2nd year) and BEng Electronics (usually first year).

Career Potential:
Due to the high technical level of skills and knowledge within this course, students can find employment in a wide range of industries including telecommunications, manufacturing, avionics, computer networking, integrated circuit manufacturing and building services.

Course Assessment:
This course is assessed by written tests, practical laboratory exercises and assignments. At the end of the course an external exam is also undertaken.

Entry Requirement
One Higher at minimum grade C in technically appropriate subjects or two Intermediate 2 minimum grade B qualifications in technically appropriate subjects or successful completion of Intermediate 2, Level 5/6 course in an appropriate discipline. All applications are subject to successful interview, those without formal qualifications but with relevant experience may be considered and candidates must have the capability to perform tasks to a safety critical industrial standard.

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