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Gateway to Engineering (including Automotive)

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus

Content

This course has been specifically designed for anyone who wishes to begin a career in the automotive, mechanical, electrical, fabrication and welding, or manufacturing engineering industries. You will undertake a variety of mechanical and automotive vehicle maintenance skills, to assist you to find the area that is right for you. You will develop your practical skills and knowledge with a hands-on approach throughout.

Subjects Include:
Health and Safety; Engineering Skills: Mechanical; Engineering Skills: Electrical/Electronic; Engineering Skills: Fabrication; Engineering Skills: Assembly; Automotive Skills: The Garage; Automotive Skills: The Technician; Automotive Skills: The Car; Automotive Skills: The Vehicle Modification Project; Employability Skills; Information Computing Technology; Communications; Local Investigation; Mathematics and Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

National 3 preferably one at National 4, English, Maths and 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 and Energy

SCQF Level

4

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