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big danny

Hi guys,

Ive been enquiring at my local college about doing an SQA-HNC in Elec.Eng. Starts at the end of august, 2 years part time 1 day a week. i qualify to join it as i already have an SQA-NC in elec/mech Engineering and EAL-SVQ level 2 elec/mech eng.

Im only looking into it at the moment and it does interest me but im hoping some of you could tell me what kind of jobs i would be able to apply for if i do it.

im not interested in going further on to HND or Degree level(take to long)

as many of you had suggested in a previous thread about doing the c&g 2357 at college it turns out none around me offer it so ive looked at the HNC as another option

Any help is much appreciated
 
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Guest123

Depends which direction you ultimately want to travel in mate.

I'm doing mine now and am still not sure where I'll end up.

If you do a forum search you'll find a number of threads on this very topic

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pmac10

as Lenny says, depends upon what you want to do, but i would advise you to do it, if your not in the industry you should expect to get a job as an electrical technician or traineeship with a view to fast track career advancement in electrical engineering (maintenance spark etc), might i also add that the college brochure and website will quote what i have just said, so bear in mind research plays a large part in the electrical HNC as lecturers rightly cant be assed teaching/telling, people will be more willing to help you if you try to help yourself first
good luck
 
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big danny

i was an apprentice from 2001-2004 as a elect/mech maintenance engineer thats why i already have an svq level 2(my svq level 3 would have been completed in my last year also) and NC and done 3 of the 12 HNC modules before i left my job.
but say i went back 2 college and completed the HNC and maybe done some C&G courses(17th edition, inspection and testing etc) would i be entitled to be graded as something or would i need a svq level 3 or what.
 
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