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Aircraft Engineering

Ayrshire College

Venues

Ayr Campus

Content

This course builds on the HNC in Aircraft Engineering, developing your existing knowledge and giving you even more of an understanding of aircraft engineering to meet the needs of employers.

You’ll expand your knowledge of key aircraft engineering systems, including flight controls, hydraulics, fuel, electrical and avionic. You’ll also look in more detail at environmental systems, including air conditioning, cabin pressurisation and oxygen systems.

You will: develop your knowledge of aerodynamics and flight mechanics; look specifically at gas turbine engines for aircraft or helicopters; look at composite materials; expand your knowledge of fluid mechanics; explore aircraft electrical and electronic principles.

Entry Requirements

HNC Aircraft Engineering. Entry subject to interview if applying externally.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree course at university through the college's articulation arrangements or employment/apprenticeship.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Aeronautical

SCQF Level

8

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