Planit


Access to Engineering

Forth Valley College

Venues

Falkirk Campus

Content

This course provides students with experience of a broad range of different types of engineering and the core skills to progress on to National Qualifications. It aims to give individuals greater confidence in their own abilities and fully inform them about a career in engineering.

Course content includes:
Mechanical Engineering Workshop Skills; Engineering Materials; Turning/Milling; Thermal Joining Skills (Welding); Health and Safety; Engineering Drawing; Engineering Maths/Numeracy; Communication; Information Technology; Engineering Dimensional Control; Installation of Wiring Systems.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Selection is by a two stage interview process. Please note that selection will be made via a selection centre consisting of an interview, maths test, written test and a practical skills test.

Progression Routes

National Qualifications in an engineering discipline.

Start Date

January

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

19 weeks

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

5

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