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HNC Engineering Systems

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Day release, Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 7

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time, Day release

  • Level

    SCQF 7


What will I learn?

You'll learn about:

  • Maths for engineering 1
  • Energy System (Renewables)
  • Principles of engineering systems
  • Engineering measurement and system monitoring
  • Engineering Communication
  • Communication Practical skills
  • Graded Unit

Options include:

  • Engineering practical Skills
  • Engineering drawing
  • CAD
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Maths for engineering 2
  • Dynamics
  • Thermofluids
  • DC and AC principles
  • Application of Programmable Logic Controllers
  • IT: Applications Software 1

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need a minimum of two Highers (or equivalent) at grade C in Mathematics and one other subject either English, Physics or a Technology subject; or a National Certificate in an Engineering discipline at SCQF Level 5 , or if you have successfully completed an Engineering Foundation Apprenticeship

We will also consider your application if you have relevant industry experience.

Note; Those with similar qualifications in other curriculum areas may be considered on an individual basis.

For a place on the course, you will require to attend an interview.

What can I do after?

After successfully completing this course you'll have the skills needed to get a technician level role in the engineering industry. You should also be able to apply for Modern Apprenticeships or Graduate Apprenticeships which exist within the following engineering sectors: aerospace; manufacturing; electrical power; renewable energies, engineering maintenance, engineering design and process engineering:

Or you could develop your skills further by studying another course which includes:

  • HND Engineering Systems
  • University BEng/ MEng Mechanical Engineering
  • University BEng/ MEng Mechanical Systems Engineering
  • University BEng/ MEng Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering
  • University BEng/ MEng Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • University BEng/ MEng Electrical Power Engineering



Programme Information

Full Time

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year/3 days per week

Time: 9am-4pm

Day Release

Start Date: August

End Date: June

Duration: 2 years/1 day per week

Cost: £690 per year/2 year course

Additional Information



Study options

Campus Mode Level
Paisley Full time SCQF 7
Paisley Day release SCQF 7
Greenock Full time SCQF 7
Greenock Day release SCQF 7

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