Performing Engineering Operations

Argyll College UHI


Lochgilphead Centre and CERC


The SVQ at SCQF Level 5 Performing Engineering Operations course is highly practical and is designed to prepare candidates for employment or a Modern Apprenticeship in engineering. Candidates will develop a wide range of skills in engineering practice while gaining knowledge and appreciation of health and safety and employability issues.

The course will be delivered full time in the dedicated engineering workshop at the college's Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre in Lochgilphead.

Suitable candidates may also have the opportunity of an engineering-related work placement during the course.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, although applicants should have a keen interest in engineering.

Progression Routes

This course is a pre-requisite for a number of engineering Modern Apprenticeships, and successful candidates may also progress to further study or a range of careers in a wide range of engineering disciplines.

Start Date

Contact institution




at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Science, Technology, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level


Career Area


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