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  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Full-time


NC Manufacturing Engineering will provide knowledge on modern engineering and manufacturing processes. This course will offer a wide range of engineering practical skills. You will study a wide range of subjects from Mechanical Engineering to electrical and manufacturing. This course provides the fundamental knowledge and practical skills to progress within the Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Discipline. 

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    What the course includes

    The course includes:  

    • Communication
    • Mathematics: Technician 1
    • Engineering: Applying Information Technology
    • Engineering Project
    • Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) for Engineering
    • Engineering Design
    • Engineering Dimensional Control
    • Engineering Materials
    • Engineering Workshop Skills
    • Material Removal Practice: Milling 
    • Material Removal Practice: Turning
    • Engineering Material Removal Principles

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

Why choose this course

You should choose this course as it can provide a starting point in your engineering career.  

Entry requirements

  • National 5 at minimum grade C (or equivalent) in English, Mathematics and a Technical subject. 
  • Successful completion of Performing Engineering Operations Qualification and satisfactory completion of an aptitude test. 

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

  • Where will it lead

    Education:The course can take you onto a level 6 course or potentially right into our HNC in Engineering s or HNC Fabrication and Welding. ,  

    Employment: Engineering apprenticeship or employment in the manufacturing or service sector.  

Interview arrangements

Group Interview 

Short Skills Test which will cover basic literacy and numeracy as well as practical skills. 

If you are a progressing student succesful completion of course will be required.  

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