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SCHOOLS PREP FOR ENGINEERING FA (YEAR 1)

  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 5
  • 06
    SCQF Level:   06

SCHOOLS PREP FOR ENGINEERING FA (YEAR 1)

This course is for S4 students looking for a basic introduction to engineering. It also prepares you for the Foundation Apprenticeship in engineering which you can do in S5 and S6. Whatever your interest in the engineering sector, you’ll close the gap between the classroom and the workplace, and find out more about the world of work.

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Some Friday pm commitment
Duration: 1 year

  • What the course includes

    The course covers basic skills in mechanical engineering, mainly workshop-based, as well as mathematics, engineering measurement, and health and safety. Subjects include:

    • Engineering workshop skills
    • Engineering materials
    • Turning (using lathes)
    • Health and safety

Why choose this course

It’s a good course for anyone who is thinking about a career in engineering and an excellent starting point for anyone interested in an engineering apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

  • An interest in mathematics and science
  • Completing minimum of National 4 maths at school
  • Where it leads

    You can progress to the Foundation Apprenticeship course, employment, or further study at level 6.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you for an interview. This usually lasts for around one and a half hours and consists of:

  • Presentation by a tutor about the course
  • Tour of engineering
  • Short test (mainly mathematical skills)
  • Individual interview
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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.