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Mechanical Engineering (including SWAP Access to Engineering)

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus

Content

This course is for those interested in a career or apprenticeship in mechanical engineering. You will receive a high level of theoretical delivery at SCQF level 6 in preparation for our HN level 7 courses in mechanical or systems related engineering, both of which have articulation links to universities throughout Scotland.

Subjects Include:
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

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths, Physics or a technological subject; or NC Engineering Practice; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC courses

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering and Energy

SCQF Level

6

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

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