Practical Electronics National 5


1) Circuit Design.
2) Circuit Construction.
3) Circuit Simulation.


This course studies how electronic circuits are designed and built before looking at how they are used. There is a substantial practical element to the course and learners are trained how to solder and build circuits.

Entry Pre-requisites 

Learners are expected to have studied at least one science (preferably physics) at National four level or above.


Written exam (1hr)  = 45%
Practical task    = 55%

Leads to:

National five is often an entry requirement for further study at college. The course will teach useful skills for learners planning to study any form of engineering or go into electrical work.

Further Information

Speak to Dr. Armstrong or Mr. McShane (Faculty Heads of Science).