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
- Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction
- 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
Duration: 1 year/3 days per week