This course will give you sound knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of general engineering practice, while giving you the opportunity to specialise in manufacturing.
You will: examine materials and learn how to select the correct ones for a range of products; develop your skills in engineering measurement, reading drawings and specifications; explore the principles of mechanical engineering; learn how to operate a commercial CAD (Computer Aided Draughting) system; explore Computer Numerical Control (CNC) systems; explore value engineering techniques; look at what’s involved in being an effective engineering supervisor.
1 relevant Higher, or NC Manufacturing Engineering, or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.
Relevant HND or progression to university or employment.
Part time (day release)