SCQF Level 7


40 Hours over 6 Months


30 Aug 2019




  • Engineering

Why take this course?

This Graded Unit is designed to provide evidence that the candidate has achieved the following principal aims of the HNC and HND Electronics courses.

Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)

What you will experience

You will provide evidence that you have:

  • Developed knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core electrical, analogue electronics and digital electronics principles and technologies at Higher National level (these studies in core electronic and electrical principles are underpinned by a mandatory unit in Mathematics)
  • Developed the ability to apply analysis and synthesis skills to the solution of electronic problems
  • Developed valuable  transferable skills (including core skills)
  • Developed a range of communication knowledge and skills, relevant to the work of an electronic incorporated engineer

The assessment is based on an examination paper consisting of six, 25 mark questions with candidates being allowed to answer any four out of the six questions. The written examination paper should last three hours. The examination should be conducted under closed-book conditions. The grade given will reflect the candidate’s achievement on the first assessment event. A candidate may wish to retake the Graded Unit but this should be based on a significantly different examination.