Engineering Practice (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This engineering course provides the knowledge and skills required to work in the mechanical and manufacture engineering industry.

Core Units:
Communication Core Skill Unit; Mathematics: Craft 1; Engineering: Using Information Technology; Health and Safety: Engineering.

Mandatory Units:
Engineering Dimensional Control; CAD for Engineers; Engineering Materials; Graphical Engineering Communications.

Optional Units:
Engineering Project; Engineering Quality: An Introduction; Engineering Workshop Skills; Engineering Assembly Skills; Material Removal Practice: Milling; Material Removal Practice: Turning; Metal inert gas (MIG) and metal active gas (MAG) welding skills
Manual metal arc (MMA) welding skills; Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding skills.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including Maths and a science or technological subject. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or SVQ courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering Systems

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