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NC Mechanical Engineering

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6


What will I learn?

The NC Mechanical Engineering course equips you with a technical knowledge and understanding of the fundamental Mechanical principles required to work in the manufacturing, energy, maintenance, design and process engineering sectors:

You'll learn about:

  • Communication Core Skill Unit
  • Mathematics: Technician 1
  • Engineering: Applying Information Technology
  • Statics
  • Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction
  • Thermofluids
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Engineering Dimensional Control
  • CAD for Engineers
  • Engineering Materials
  • Graphical Engineering Communication

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need three National 5’s in Maths, English and a Technical/Science subject; a National Certificate in an Engineering Discipline at SCQF Level 5 or an SVQ 2 in Performing Engineering Operations

We will also consider your application if you are an apprentice or have relevant experience but no formal qualifications.

For a place on the course you'll need to attend an interview.

What can I do after?

After successfully completing this course you'll have the skills required to apply for Modern 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:

    HNC Mechanical Engineering HNC Engineering Systems



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year/3 days per week


Study options

Campus Mode Level
Paisley Full time SCQF 6

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