Engineering Practice (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


This NC Engineering Practice course will give you the knowledge and skills you require to work in mechanical and manufacture engineering industry. This exciting course will allow you to progress into employment or further study. If you enjoy problem solving and like to know how things work then this is the course for you. Qualified engineers are in high demand linking into industry 4.0. We have a renowned reputation for engineering, with cutting edge technology and staff to support this.

Core Units:
Communication Core Skill Unit; Mathematics: Craft 1; Engineering: Using Information Technology; Health and Safety: Engineering.

Mandatory Units:
Engineering Dimensional Control; CAD for Engineers; Engineering Materials; Graphical Engineering Communications.

Optional Units:
Engineering Project; Engineering Quality: An Introduction; Engineering Workshop Skills; Engineering Assembly Skills; Material Removal Practice: Milling; Material Removal Practice: Turning; CNC Matching; CNC Programming

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including Maths and a science or technological subject. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or HNC courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Engineering Systems

SCQF Level