Planit


Introduction to Landbased Service Engineering

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

This course will give students an introduction to electrics, hydraulics, various welding techniques (MIG, TIG, MMA) and working with sheet metal to construct various artefacts using cutting and bending equipment. There will also be the opportunity to operate land-based machinery, such as tractors and ATVs. The course will include contextualised core skills and sustainability. An important part of this course is work placement in the land-based sector.

Entry Requirements

An interest in agricultural engineering would be beneficial. Subject to satisfactory interview, two positive references and a skills test.

Progression Routes

NC Fabrication and Welding Engineering or other relevant course at SCQF Level 5 or 6

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Construction and Engineering

SCQF Level

4

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