Access to Engineering

UHI Moray


Main campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This course will offer you an overview of the skills required across a variety of engineering sectors. It is ideal for school leavers or career changers. This course consists of one semester of units from the Engineering: An Introduction (SCQF Level 4) course.

It will introduce you to the practical skills required across a range of engineering subjects including mechanical, electrical and electronic and supports you to make more a more educated decision about which engineering career you may wish to follow.

You will need to purchase PPE materials for this course of approx. £80 including safety workwear and glasses. Other essential PPE will be supplied. If you qualify for a bursary these costs will be covered.

Entry Requirements

National 3 or 4 Maths. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant course at SCQF Level 5 or Modern Apprenticeship.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


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