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Intermediate Certificate: Engineering Practical Skills

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus

Content

This course is ideal for students starting out in engineering as it provides practical hands-on training and focuses on improving broad-based practical skills and knowledge with a hands-on approach.

Practical skills covered include assembly, fitting, engineering drawing using a project based learning model. You will gain SQA Engineering skills units, practical experience and case studies of real life situations and problems you could encounter in an engineering job role.

The course is open to both school leavers and those looking to change or further their careers. It is also suitable as a refresher course for updating engineering skills and for those wanting to learn new skills.

You will study:
Engineering Skills: Mechanical and Fabrication; Engineering Skills: Electrical and Electronic; Engineering Skills: Maintenance; Engineering Skills: Design and Manufacture; Energy: An Introduction; Energy: Employability and Careers; Energy: Domestic Wind Turbine Systems; Energy: Domestic Solar Hot Water Systems; Energy: Conventional Technologies and the Grid; Local Investigations; Communications; ICT;
Numeracy

Entry Requirements

National 4 English, Maths, Engineering Science, Physics or a technological subject. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC courses

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering, Energy and Mathematics

SCQF Level

5

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