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Engineering Services - Full Time
Who is this course aimed at?
This course has been designed to meet the needs of the engineering manufacturing sector, for those that wish to start a career as a machine operator, CNC operator, or mechanical fitter.
What entry requirements will I need?
Entry is subject to a selection process which consists of an interview and an exercise which demonstrates both your written and practical skills. Qualifications in Standard Grade Maths at credit or general, Science or equivalent preferred with consideration given on an individual basis to those with relevant experience.
How and where will I study?
The Engineering Department at the main Arbroath campus.
What will I study on this course?
Working in well equipped workshops, you will gain real practical experience of the manufacturing environment which will include computer aided design (CAD), manual machining, CNC and mechanical fitting. In addition to the practical work you will also learn the supporting theory including health and safety and the important core skill areas of literacy, numeracy, IT and team working. Successful students will be awarded an SVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations (SCQF Level 5).
Job and progression routes?
Job opportunities within various industry sectors such as oil and gas, renewables, manufacture, plant repair, motor vehicle, as an apprentice machine operator, mechanical fitter, CNC operator motor vehicle mechanic or higher level courses.