Engineering Systems

UHI Moray


Main campus


The HNC Engineering Systems will give you the required technical training to be a technician in design, research, development and service support activities in engineering, manufacturing and consultancy.

Communication: Practical Skills; Engineering Communication; Engineering Measurement and System Monitoring; Engineering Systems: Graded Unit 1; Mathematics for Engineering 1: Mechanical and Manufacturing; Principles of Engineering Systems.

Option units may include:
Engineering: practical skills; Computer aided draughting for engineers; Materials selection; Mathematics for engineering 2; Thermofluids; Digital electronics; Electronic construction skills; Engineering principles; Analogue electronic principles; Applications of programmable logic controllers; Combinational logic; Renewable energy systems: overview of energy use; Dynamics; Electrical engineering principles 1; Pneumatics and hydraulics; Statics and strengths of materials; High level software; DC and AC principles.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or Physics; or Foundation Apprenticeship Engineering; or relevant NC or NQ at SCQF Level 6. You may be asked to attend for interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Energy, Engineering and Construction

SCQF Level