Introduction to Engineering and Technology (including Automotive Skills) (EAL Level 1)

Fife College


Rosyth Campus


This course is aimed at those who wish to work in the automotive, mechanical, electrical, fabrication and welding, or manufacturing engineering industries and focuses on improving broad-based practical skills and knowledge with a hands-on approach throughout.

You will gain both the SQA Engineering Skills and the EAL Level 1 Engineering and Technology qualifications.

You will study:
Health and safety; Automotive maintenance; Motorcycle maintenance; Understanding technical drawings; Engineering material and measurement; Bench skills; Electrical installation; Information computing technology; Problem solving; Working with others; Introduction to working in engineering; Introduction to automotive maintenance; Introduction to engineering project; Introduction to forming and assembling materials; Introduction to motorcycle maintenance; Employability skills; Communications; Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

National 3 English, Maths and a technological subject. 1 of these at National 4 preferred. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering and Energy

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