HNC/HND Electrical Engineering

HNC/HND Electrical Engineering

The HNC and HND Electrical Engineering awards develop the candidates’ ability to apply analysis and synthesis skills to the solution of electrical engineering problems and their knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core electrical principles, electrical power systems, electrical machine principles and electrical safety at Higher National level.

The awards allow the candidate to achieve a degree of specialisation within the following areas:

  • Electrical Principles
  • Information Technology
  • Three Phase Induction Motors
  • Power Electronics
  • Inspection and Testing of Low Voltage Electrical Installations
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electrical Systems in Hazardous Environments
  • Control Systems
  • Further Mathematical studies
  • Electrical Installation Skills
  • Engineering Quality.

In particular the HND allows the candidate to achieve a degree of specialisation within the following areas:

  • Inspection and Testing of Low Voltage Installations
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Electrical Systems in Hazardous Environments
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics
  • Quality Management
  • Electrical Installation Skills
  • Industrial Plant Maintenance
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Electrical Motor Drive Systems
  • Three Phase Induction Motors
  • High Level Engineering Software
  • Additional Control Systems studies
  • Power Supply Circuits
  • Switchgear and Protection
  • Standby Systems
  • Electrical Installation Design: Computer Aided
  • Advanced Mathematical studies

Candidate Information

The HNC Electrical Engineering allows candidates to work towards meeting the educational requirements of recognition as electrical incorporated engineer. The qualification contains up-to-date and relevant electrical subject content and skills. Find out more.

The HND Electrical Engineering allows candidates to work towards meeting the educational requirements of recognition as electrical incorporated engineer. The qualification contains up-to-date and relevant electrical subject content and skills. Find out more.

Where can you take this course?

Group Award Specification

Title: HNC/HND Electrical Engineering
Code: G7TA 15 and G7TC 16
Date: Version 14 (March 2019)
Download: HNC/HND Electrical Engineering Arrangements Document (468 KB)

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