Mechanical Maintenance (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


Are you looking for a career in Mechanical Maintenance? Do you like to know how things work and then fix them when they break or carry out maintenance to prevent them from breaking in the first place. This NC Mechanical Maintenance course gives you a great introduction to plant maintenance, installation and safety whilst further developing your skills and knowledge to progress in the world of engineering. If you're considering a career in engineering, and in particular mechanical engineering, then this course can help you on your way.

Contents Include:
Communication core skill unit; Mathematics: Craft 1; Engineering: Applying information technology; Electrical plant safety and maintenance; Graphical engineering communication; Maintenance safety; Mechanical engineering principles; Plant installation; Pneumatics and hydraulics; Engineering dimensional control; CAD for engineers; Engineering materials; Graphical engineering communications.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including Maths and a science or technological subject.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND, or an apprenticeship in the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aerospace and Ship Building sectors.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Mechanical Engineering

SCQF Level