HNC
Electronics SCQF Level 7

The course will provide you with essential skills for working in the electronics sector.

Overview

Why take this course?

The course will allow you to develop skills which are essential for working in the electronics sector. Through a combination of theoretical and practical activities you will build a sound understanding of industry standard principles and processes whilst developing strong testing, research and project skills.

What you will experience

You will focus on key electronic principles, and look at the different technologies used in the industry. You will also enhance your maths, IT and communication skills – essential for effective and efficient electronic work, and successful progression to further study or employment.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Full-time
Where you can study
Duration
1 Year
Subject area
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Entry requirements

Applicants should have Higher Maths at grade C or above, or have successfully completed an NC Electronics, NC Electrical or NC Measurement & Control course at SCQF Level 6.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps

Education

At North East Scotland College

Employment

Employment opportunities are widespread in the oil and gas and service Industries. Common roles available on completion of this course include:

  • Electrical Technician
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Technician
  • Incorporated Engineer
  • Trainee Engineer

The following infographic provides information on current and projected employment trends in this sector, within Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. Follow the link on the infographic to view a larger image.

For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.

Infographic detailing current and projected employment trends in this sector, within Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

Availability

Fraserburgh Campus

STARTS Duration Code
August 2017
1 Year
ALCC
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Online applications

You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the 'Apply Online' button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.

Paper applications

You may submit a paper application form, and return it to us completed and signed.

All completed paper applications should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.