Basics of Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Provided by BMC International College

Course introduction



This is a fundamental course which covers basic theory and practical applications of electricity and electronics through combination of lecture and hands-on practical sessions. This course is suitable for those intending to pursue Engineering as a career, practicing technologists who want to enhance their knowledge and Hobbyist. No prior knowledge of electricity is needed.

Entry Requirements

Above 14 years old & Basic Mathematics Knowledge is required

Course Outline

Electrical components
  • Resistors
  • Inductors
  • Capacitors
  • Fundamentals of magnetic circuits
  • Concept of generation of electricity & force
DC Circuits
  • Interpret the resistor colour code in terms of value & tolerance
  • Apply Ohm's law to calculate voltages, currents and resistances in a series, parallel and series series-parallel circuits
  • Calculate the power and energy in electrical circuits
AC Circuits
  • Fundamentals of alternating current waveform
  • Calculate the voltage, current and iimpedence in an ac circuits
Semiconductor Diode
  • Behaviour of the PN Junction with a forward or reverse bias
  • Characteristics and operation of a half wave and full wave rectifier
  • Applications
Basics of Digital Electronics
  • Number Systems
  • Logic Gates (AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, EX-OR) and its applications

Type Part-Time
Local 30 hours

Method of Delivery

Lecture / Practical

Award Criteria

Students, who satisfy the minimum attendance requirements (75%) will be issued with the ‘Certificate of Attendance’ by BMC.

Grading System

No assessment

Assessment Information

No assessment

Appeal Process

Not applicable

Expected date of release of Assessment result

Not applicable

Fees & Funding

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