Computer Aided Design and Technology

West College Scotland


Clydebank Campus, Greenock (Finnart Street) Campus


Successful entrants are expected to pursue a career as an Apprentice Electrical Engineer or Apprentice Electrician. Alternatively it may be possible to progress onto a HNC Engineering course such as HNC Electrical, Engineering Systems, or Electronics.

Communication, Mathematics, Computer Graphics, Drawing Office Practice, 3D CAD, CADD Project, CAD for Engineers, Engineering: Applying Information Technology, Graphical Engineering Communication, Engineering Materials, Engineering Workshop Skills, Engineering Assembly Skills, Statics, Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction, Thermofluids.

Entry Requirements

English, Maths and a science or technological subject; or SVQ Performing Engineering Operations at SCQF Level 5. if you are an apprentice or have industrial experience you can apply. Entry subject to inter

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or PDA

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Electronics

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