Mechanical Engineering

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


Looking to become an engineering technician? This course gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding that you’ll need for a career in mechanical engineering. Successful completion of this HNC also gives you entry to Higher National Diploma or degree courses.

You’ll be able to use state of the art facilities at the college – such as our fully equipped engineering workshop, pneumatic and hydraulic labs and computer labs running CAD software.

You'll be taught by staff with significant engineering experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

Pneumatics and Hydraulics; Engineering Maths; Dynamics Statics; Thermofluids; CAD Drawing;
Quality Management.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Maths; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years


Engineering, Energy and Gas

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