Manufacturing Engineering

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus


Manufacturing Engineering NC is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and systems. During this part-time course taught at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian campus, you will cover a range of manufacturing engineering subjects. This course will allow you to progress into a career in the manufacturing and engineering sector or onto further study.

The course is taught by teachers with industry experience using the latest industry technologies. You will be taught between Edinburgh College classrooms and workshops where you will gain essential and hands-on experience in the engineering sector. These will be supported by the Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) in Engineering and will give you the requirements for a Modern Apprenticeship. This course can lead to further study of HNC Engineering Systems.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. You must be employed in the manufacturing and engineering industry.

Progression Routes

HNC Engineering Systems which can lead to further study of an engineering subject at a university level

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



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