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  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Full-time


NQ Manufacturing Engineering will provide knowledge on modern engineering and manufacturing processes, and this course will offer a wide range of engineering practical skills.

Start date – Aug 2024

End date –  Jun 2025

SCQF Level -  6

Mode –  Full time

Duration: 1 year

On this course, you will study a wide range of subjects from Mechanical Engineering to 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 Workshop Skills
    • Material Removal Practice: Milling 
    • Material Removal Practice: Turning
    • Engineering Material Removal Principles
    • Industrial CNC
    • Graphical Communications

    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.

Progressing students will learn from their course tutor is they require to attend a Bridge to Engineering course on the week of 10th-13th June full-time.

Direct entry students will undergo an aptitude test and will learn during interview if they require to attend a Bridge to Engineering course on the week of 10th-13th June full-time.

  • Where will it lead

    Education:The course can take you onto our HNC in Engineering.

    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 successful completion of course will be required.  

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