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Mechanical Engineering

Ayrshire College

Venues

Kilmarnock Campus

Content

This course will give you sound knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of mechanical engineering. It’s mainly theoretical, with a small practical element to prepare you for further study or employment.

You will: explore basic mechanical engineering principles; look further at thermofluids; explore dynamics and motion; look more in depth at statics and strength of materials; look at pneumatic and hydraulic systems; look at engineering design for manufacture processes; examine materials; develop skills in engineering drawings; learn how to operate a commercial CAD (Computer Aided Draughting) system; do a significant amount of maths, developing your skills to solve problems within an engineering context.

Entry Requirements

1 relevant Higher, preferably Maths or Physics, or NC Mechanical Engineering, or Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HND Mechanical Engineering or progression to employment or university.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

STEM - Engineering and Science

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy