The course is designed to allow you to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of Mechanical Engineering. The course has been designed to offer a balance of practical and theory suitable if you wish to progress to either a job or further education.
Core Units: Communication Core Skill Unit; Mathematics: Technician 1; Engineering: Applying Information Technology.
Mandatory Units: Statics; Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction; Thermofluids; Engineering Dynamics; Strength of Materials.
Optional Units: Engineering Dimensional Control; CAD for Engineers; Engineering Materials; Graphical Engineering Communications.
3 subjects at National 5 including Maths and a science or technological subject. Interview.
Relevant HNC or HND, or an apprenticeship in the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aerospace and Ship Building sectors.