Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus
This course is ideal for those interested in a career or apprenticeship in mechanical engineering. As well as gaining a National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering at SCQF Level 6, you will also receive a high level of theoretical delivery in preparation for progression to our HNC course in Mechanical Engineering (which has articulation arrangements in place with various Universities throughout Scotland).
Scottish Wider Access Programmes, also known as SWAP courses, are for adults who have few or no formal qualifications and who have been out of full-time education for at least three years (five years if you have Highers or an HN).
Communication; Maths: Tech 1 and 2; Information technology; Computer aided draughting (CAD); Graphical engineering communication; Engineering workshop skills; Engineering dynamics; Strength of materials; Dimensional control; Thermofluids; Statics.
The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course
3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and Physics or a technological subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.
Relevant HNC courses
Access to FE/HE
Engineering and Energy