Manufacturing Engineering

Ayrshire College


Kilmarnock Campus


This course offers a good mix of practical work and theory to introduce you to the skills and knowledge you’ll need for further study or employment.

You will: develop complex engineering workshop skills; develop skills in complex engineering assemblies; develop skills in using conventional, manual machinery and then CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining; develop skills in basic engineering design; develop skills in Computer Aided Draughting (CAD); look at mechanical engineering and learn about the systems; develop skills in graphical engineering communication; learn to use basic maths and apply IT in an engineering context.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or Modern Apprenticeship.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years


STEM - Engineering and Science

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