Manufacturing Engineering (including Advanced Manufacturing

Fife College


Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


According to a recent Skills Development Scotland report, in 2019 the highest value sector in Fife was Manufacturing with a Gross Value Add (GVA) of £1.4 billion.

By 2029, Manufacturing is forecast to have one of the greatest increases in GVA output increasing by over £135 million and Manufacturing is also one of the top 3 largest employing sectors in Fife.

So, there is no better time to start your career in Manufacturing!

Subjects include:
Mathematics: Tech 1 and 2; Communication; Information technology; Computer-aided design (CAD)
Manufacturing processes; Engineering materials; Graphical communications; Dimensional control; Engineering project; Workshop skills; Assembly skills; Mechanical engineering principals; Manual milling and turning; Advanced Manufacturing

Entry Requirements

English, Maths and Physics or a technological subject at National 5; or NC Engineering Practice; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and aptitude test.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering, Energy and Mathematics

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