This course involves an additional SQA fee. Please see our Distance Learning Funding page for further information on costs.
SCQF Level 8
30 Aug 2019
This Graded Unit is designed to provide evidence that the candidate has achieved the principal aims of the HNC and HND Electrical courses.
You will have to provide evidence of developed ability and understanding of electrical engineering.
Everything you need to know before applying for this course.
“I was advised that the best course to get me started was the Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 – Electrical. 80% of it is based in the workshop learning practical skills – and this is how I learn.”
“My experience in the power generation and LNG industries show how transferrable a qualification an HNC in Engineering can be.”
“I’m really enjoying my new role and I’m glad I have my qualifications behind me. They have set me up for an engineering career which will allow me to work and live in different places.”
“Being able to work while having the opportunity to learn practical skills is great and I would highly recommend it to others.”
“I could never have imagined when I was studying back in Aberdeen that I would one day be working in the motorsport industry for Formula 1.”
“I think more women should consider studying engineering, it’s a career that can take you anywhere you want to go and is not limited to oil and gas.”
“During my apprenticeship I’ve been involved a lot in domestic properties – rewiring houses, kitchens, bathrooms and full rewires of new houses plus some small industrial work as well. it’s been a lot of fun and I’ve learnt a lot of new things.”
“I look to get my Crane Op tickets which will make me the first female Crane Operator in the North Sea.”
“It’s given me a recognised qualification for progressing my career in the industry.”
“Studying at NESCol definitely helped me get my job – every day I put into practice things I learned at college.”
This course requires some attendance at College, often for assessment purposes only. Please enquire about expectations for your specific course when booking.
Pre-entry guidance is required prior to booking a place on this course. Please contact Distance Learning Co-ordinators Sheena Thomson or Susan Smith by email, or phone 01346 586136 in the first instance for more information. When submitting your distance learning application form, please ensure you attach the additional information sheet listing qualifications and previous knowledge with your application. You may be required to attend College for assessment. Please check if this is a requirement for your course
Completed forms should be signed and returned to us at the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
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