Manufacturing Engineering

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


If you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular manufacturing, then this HNC Manufacturing Engineering course can help you on your way. This manufacturing engineering course will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to work as an engineer in the design, mechanical and manufacturing sectors. It is suitable for mechanical engineering apprentices and offers progression to HND Mechanical Engineering as well as degree courses.

If you enjoy problem-solving, are solution-focused, and want to know how things work, then you can become a great engineer. Engineering jobs are in high demand with many jobs required each year in Scotland alone as a result of Industry 4.0.

The units that you will undertake are given below:
Computer aided draughting for engineers; Engineering drawing; Materials selection; Manufacturing: Process and equipment selection; Quality management: An introduction; Economics of manufacture; Design for manufacture; Communications; Engineering principles; Engineering mathematics 1; Manufacturing engineering: Graded Unit 1; Information technology: Applications software 1.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths, Design and Manufacture or Physics, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme.

You will have potential to move on to jobs at technician or junior engineering level in the energy, maintenance, design, manufacturing and mechanical engineering sectors.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Mechanical Engineering

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