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  • Start date:   August 2023
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4
  • Course Type:   Short Full-time


This course has been designed for anyone who wishes to begin a career in the engineering industries including: mechanical, electrical, fabrication and welding, or manufacturing engineering.

  • What the course covers

    You will work towards achieving recognised Qualifications whilst undertaking a variety of engineering skills, to assist you to find the area that is right for you.

Why choose this course

This course is delivered using a blended approach, with dedicated practical workshop time complimenting the theory classes that will ensure you have a sound understanding and appreciation for the topics being delivered.

Entry requirements

  • While there are no formal entry requirements, candidates will undertake and interview to assess suitability.
  • Where it leads

    • Level 5 courses within the faculty

    Students from 22/23 course have had experiences with local industry and employment opportunities with large manufacturing engineering companies. 


Interview arrangements

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

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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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.