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Landbased Engineering (Ground Care)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

The aim of the course is to develop your specialist knowledge and technical skills in order to meet the demands of working with land-based machines and equipment.

Landbased engineering is a career for anyone with an interest in machines and how they work, an urge to learn practical skills and increasingly, a fascination with new technology.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including engine technology, piston engine repair skills, electrics introduction, workshop processes, welding, mechanical transmission, hydraulic systems, brakes, steering and traction, general ground care machinery, grass maintenance machinery, health & safety and the environment, mathematics: craft 1, communications and work experience.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus English and Maths at National 4; or NC Landbased Engineering: An Introduction.

Progression Routes

SVQ at SCQF Level 5 or 6

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

6

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

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