Mechanical Engineering (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


If you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular mechanical engineering, then this NC Mechanical Engineering course can help you on your way. If you enjoy problem solving, are solution focused and want to know how things work, then you can become a great engineer.

You will study:
Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying information Technology; Statics; Engineering dynamics: An introduction; Thermofluids; Engineering dynamics; Strength of materials ; Engineering dimensional control; CAD for engineers; Engineering materials; Graphical engineering communications.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science or technological subject, or NC Mechanical Maintenance (Level 5), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND, or an apprenticeship in the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aerospace and Ship Building sectors.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Mechanical Engineering

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