Planit


Mechanical Engineering

Forth Valley College

Venues

Falkirk Campus

Content

This course provides an excellent foundation in mechanical engineering. Attaining this award allows students to progress to HN level courses.

Content includes:
Communication; Mathematics Technician 1 and 2; Engineering: Applying Information Technology; Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) for Engineers; Industrial CNC Machining - Pneumatics and Hydraulics; Power Drives; Thermofluids; Graphical Engineering Communication; Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction; Statics - Engineering Dimensional Control; Engineering Materials; Material Removal Practice: Turning.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science or a technological subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HND Mechanical Engineering

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

6

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