Manufacturing (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


The course is designed to allow you to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of manufacturing. You will undertake SQA NC Units which will lead to the NC Manufacturing Engineering Award at SCQF Level 6 (G97L 46).

The units include:

Core Units:
Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying information technology.

Mandatory Units:
CNC machining; Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) for Engineers; Engineering dimensional control; Engineering materials; Engineering material removal principles.

Optional Units:
Engineering workshop skills; Graphical engineering communications; Material removal practice: Milling; Material removal practice: Turning.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science or technological subject.

Progression Routes

HNC Manufacturing Engineering. HNC Mechanical Engineering. Previous students have progressed to apprenticeships in the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aerospace and Ship Building sectors.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering Systems

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