Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


This HNC Mechanical Engineering course is for if you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular mechanical engineering. If you enjoy problem-solving and are solution-focused, wanting to know how things work, then you can become a great engineer.

The HNC Mechanical Engineering course content covers a very broad range of key engineering disciplines which will support anyone undertaking an apprenticeship or hoping to progress to further study or university.

The units that you will undertake are given below:
Thermofluids; Statics and strength of materials; Dynamics; Engineering drawing; Engineering principles; Material selection; CAD for engineers; Communication: Practical skills; ; Engineering mathematics 1; Pneumatics and hydraulics; Quality management: An introduction; Mechanical engineering: Graded Unit 1 examination; IT software applications; Engineering mathematics 2.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths or Physics, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND or degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Mechanical Engineering

SCQF Level