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Pneumatics and Hydraulics

North East Scotland College

Venues

Off campus

Content

Pneumatic and hydraulic systems are used extensively in industry – mechanical technicians and incorporated engineers should therefore have knowledge, understanding and skills in using these systems.

This is a mandatory Unit within the HNC/HND Mechanical Engineering Group Award. It may also be part of other Group Award or taken as a single HN Unit. It has been designed to give you a thorough understanding of the operation and maintenance requirements of pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and is particularly suitable for those who are training to become mechanical technicians or incorporated engineers.

Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, relevant HN units would be advantageous.

Start Date

Various

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Engineering

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