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Engineering Systems (Level 5)

West Lothian College

Content

This course is suitable for those who wish to embark on a career in Engineering or who already work in the Engineering industry. The course considers how the various parts of a machine, or engineering system, combines to fulfil a specific function. This means how the mechanical parts, electronics, electrics and control systems all interact to make the system work as it should. The course also contains various workshop based activities.

This course includes test and measurement, engineering principles,engineering materials, engineering applications and electrical principles health and safety.

Because of the flexible nature of the course framework, the following clusters (group of units may also be included):

Mechanical Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Fabrication and Welding.

Attendance: Tuesday 9.00am-4.15pm.

Entry Requirements

National 4 Maths. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND. Or Engineering apprenticeship.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

5

Cost

£750

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