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Gateway to Trade Skills (Engineering)

Dundee and Angus College

Venues

Arbroath Campus, Kingsway Campus

Content

Learners will develop a range of skills that will enhance employability; focus; teamwork; communication; confidence; and aptitude in their chosen vocational skill area.

Construction: Find out about the different types of jobs available within the construction industry; relevant health and safety requirements;materials; tools & trade practices including painting & decorating; and joinery and brickwork.

Engineering: Gain a range of practical engineering skills.

Building: Find out about plumbing and electrical practices including health and safety, principles of electrical science, electrical installation of wiring systems, hot & cold water plumbing systems, fuel systems and drainage work.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements although applicants need to clearly identify which of the trade skills they wish to focus on. All applicants will be interviewed.

Progression Routes

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress onto a full-time course at SCQF Level 4/5 in the relevant trade skill area.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

4

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