This one year course gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding that you'll need for a career in mechanical engineering. On completion of this course you can continue to the 2nd year of the HND programme, apply to study at degree level or move into a technical level job within industry.
You’ll be able to use state-of-the-art facilities at the college – such as our fully equipped mechanical lab, pneumatic and hydraulic rigs and computer suites running CAD software.
You will study:
Statics and strength of materials; Thermofluids; Dynamics; Materials selection; Engineering Maths 1 and 2; Pneumatics and hydraulics; Engineering principles; Computer-aided draughting for engineers; Engineering drawing; Communications; Introduction to quality management; Information technology: Applications software 1; and Personal development planning.
2 Highers including Maths, and preferably Physics or Engineering Science, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.
Relevant HND or degree course