Engineering Practice (Level 5)

UHI Perth


Main Campus


The NQ5 Engineering practice course contains a mixture of practical activities and classroom-based activities. The primary focus of the course is to provide students with a range of engineering practical skills supported by relevant theory where appropriate. As such this award is suitable for those candidates who wish to become skilled crafts persons/trades persons in a wide range of engineering disciplines.

You will have the chance to study a range of subjects, including:

Communication; Mathematics: Craft 1; Engineering: Using Information Technology; Health and Safety Engineering; Engineering Materials; Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) for Engineers; Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Metal Active Gas (MAG) Welding Skills; Electrical Testing and Measurement; Electrical Principles; Mechanical Engineering Principles; Engineering Workshop Skills; Engineering Project; Fabrication Skills.

Entry Requirements

National 4 Maths. Interview.

Progression Routes

NQ Engineering Systems at SCQF Level 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Energy, Engineering and Construction

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