Engineering Skills (Level 4)

UHI Perth


Main Campus


Our NQ Engineering Skills is ideal for students starting out in engineering as it provides practical hands-on training in workshop skills including sheet metal work, fitting and various welding techniques. The course is also suitable as a refresher course for updating your engineering skills.

You will learn a number of practical skills including: Bench fitting; Sheet metal work; Manual Metal Arc welding; MIG Welding; TIG Welding.

And you will learn how to work effectively and safely. In addition to the practical skills, you will develop you will also enhance your employability through the enhancement of your communication, numeracy and information technology abilities.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. 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