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Performing Engineering Operations - Aeronautical

Ayrshire College

Venues

Ayr Campus

Content

This hands-on practical course prepares you for the challenges of the aviation industry.

Gain skills in: using technical information like engineering drawings; working effectively in an engineering post; developing core skills for employment, such as teamwork; Computer Aided Draughting (CAD).

This course equips you with technical knowledge but also with transferable skills crucial for success in life, learning and work.

Content:

hand fitting techniques for component production; mechanical assembly processes; working with composites and producing composite mouldings; aircraft detail fitting activities and assembly production; installation of various aircraft mechanical fasteners; and essential, transferable skills for employment.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4, preferably English, Maths and Physics, Practical Metalworking or Practical Woodworking, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

You could progress to a Level 6 course in Aeronautical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Aeronautical

SCQF Level

5