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GATEWAY TO ENGINEERING

  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4

GATEWAY TO ENGINEERING

Level 4 Engineering will provide knowledge on how modern engineering systems work. From mechanical engineering, to electrics, electronics and programmable control, the course helps you to understand how all of these individual parts join together to give a complete working system.

  • What the course includes

    National 4 Mathematics Course

    Engineering Skills: Mechanical

    Engineering Skills: Electrical/Electronic

    Engineering Skills: Fabrication

    Engineering Skills: Manufacture and Assembly

    Engineering Project

    Expressions and Formulae

    Relationships

    Numeracy

    Mathematics Test

    Developing IT and Remote Learning

    Personal Development and Study Skills and Employability

    Sustainability and Renewables

    Digital Literacy

    Communication

    Health and Safety

    You will also have some ‘hands on’ classes in the engineering workshop.

about us

Why choose this course

This course can provide a starting point in your engineering career. This course will introduce you to a variety of different engineering disciplines; including mechanical, electronics and electrical engineering.

Entry requirements

Student must be qualified to at least National 3 in mathematics

Mature applicants without the necessary minimum qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

  • Where it leads

    Education: The course can take you onto a level 5 course. Students have previously progressed onto further study at HNC Level then Heriot-Watt and Strathclyde University (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)

     

    Employment: Engineering apprenticeship or employment in the manufacturing or service sector. Past students have found employment with companies such as Screwfix and O2.

Interview arrangements

If we invite you for interview, please expect to be in college for around one hour.

You should bring along evidence of any qualifications you have declared on your application form.

Individual interviews will be held with a key lecturer for your chosen course and another member of staff. Timeslots will be allocated on the day.

You will be asked to complete a short aptitude at an appropriate level which, along with your qualifications and the result of your interview, will allow us to assess your aptitude and suitability for your chosen course.

During the interview, we would like you to discuss the health and safety aspects associated with welding and to understand your motivation for wanting to undertake this course.

Please note, we may advise you of alternative courses that may be available to you should you not be successful for this course.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.