Engineering Systems (Level 6)

Perth College UHI


Main Campus


NQ Engineering Systems Level 6 is for those who want to progress to studying either Engineering or Aircraft Engineering. This course will give you the academic skills and experience to progress to Higher Education. You will learn the principles of engineering in mechanical and electrical disciplines. You will gain some experience and knowledge of the oil and gas sector and on-shore and off-shore renewable energies.

You will study subjects including:

Mechanical Engineering Principles; Process Measurement and Control; Engineering Systems; Maths; Engineering Materials; Electrical Principles; Electrical Test and Measurement; Thermofluids.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Maths or a science subject, or NC Engineering Practice (Level 5). Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Aircraft Engineering or Engineering Systems or other relevant HNC

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