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HNC Engineering Schools Y1 Thurs

  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7
  • Course Type:   Schools Course

HNC Engineering Schools Y1 Thurs

This course is the stepping stone to an exciting career in engineering. You will study a variety of engineering subjects that include mechanical, systems, and renewables. This will provide you with the practical and analytical skills required for progression in the engineering industry or university level courses. 


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  • What the course includes

    The course covers: 

    • Engineering drawing including CAD and Inventor 
    • Engineering Materials and their properties 
    • Dynamics 
    • Thermofluids 
    • Statics 
    • Engineering Maths 
    • Renewable Energy System Engineering 
    • Electrical , Mechanical and Electromechanical Systems. 
    • Pneumatics and hydraulics Systems 
    • Programmable Logic Controllers 

Why choose this course

You’ll learn how today's engineering systems work and contribute to modern life through a focus on practical applications. Engineers are often expected to know about all aspects of an engineering system (mechanical, electrical and so on) and this course offers the mix of skills that many employers and companies want. 

You also get the chance to study at college as an associate of Edinburgh Napier University and so guarantee your place at university in either second or third year on various degree courses. as well as the course allowing for progression to many other universities across the country.

Entry requirements

  • Working towards 2 Highers – one of which to include Math or a Science 
  • National 5 Math – A or B Pass 
  • National 5 English - Pass 
  • Where it will lead



    degree-level of study.  

    You may be able to gain direct entry to year 3 of a degree course once you complete your HND. 

    Past students have progressed onto further study at  some of top universities in Scotland specializing in – Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy and Enviornmental Engineering and Engineering with Management. (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) 

    Employment: Graduate apprenticeship to qualify at technician level; foundation for engineering and technical jobs, including design, manufacture, servicing, maintaining and testing complex engineering systems.  

Interview arrangements

If we invite you for interview, plan to be in college for around an hour.  

We will ask you to complete an aptitude test with questions testing some standard mathematics and English skills. 

For all applicants, the interview will involve: 

  • Interview with two members of the engineering team (10 minutes). We will ask you about your interests and why you want to study engineering 
  • An overview of the course and time for you to ask any further questions. 
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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, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.