Engineering Systems

City of Glasgow College


Riverside Campus


Looking to become a technician or technical engineer?

This course will develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of the automated manufacturing industry, as well as helping with the specific skills you'll need to succeed. You'll be taught by staff with significant engineering experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students. Throughout the year, you'll be continually assessed and you'll have the ability to discuss your evaluation of modules. You will be asked to carry out practical workshop work where you'll need to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

This Automated Systems Engineering course will equip you with an understanding of the knowledge surrounding automated engineering technologies. You'll gain an understanding of how electrical, electronic and mechanical circuits work, the variety of components and systems that you may encounter in the Manufacturing Industry, together with the tools and skills required to work in the sector.

Tuesdays 9.00am - 5.00pm

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC

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Study Method

Part time (day release)

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