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National 5 SfW Engineering Skills (Course Code: C253 75)

SCQF Level 5 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why study SfW Engineering Skills?

Engineers use science and technology to come up with the answers to practical problems. They design, develop, build, fix and put together all types of things. There are all sorts of engineers working in hundreds of different industries. The engineering sector in Scotland employs around 97,000 people, 4% of the Scottish workforce.

Engineering Skills offers good opportunities if you enjoy:

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college, however it would be beneficial if you could:

What will I study?

The course is made up of four compulsory units, each one taking 40 hours of study.

You will learn about

Where will I take the course?

You will usually train at a local college. Training sessions will take place for a set number of hours and weeks during term time.

Work experience/placements

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be based on a range of practical activities in real or simulated workplace settings. Tutors will observe and keep records of your work. Some assessment may be done online using an e-portfolio system.

What can I go on to next?

You may be able to progress to:

Employment /Training

Further/Higher Education

Further study, training or employment in: