What is special about this course?
This course provides students with the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited award in Engineering. This programme provides desirable pre-apprenticeship training for people seeking an apprenticeship in Engineering. The course gives the student a broad range of practical skills and also an introduction to academic subjects relevant to Engineering.
The course is delivered at SCQF levels 5 and 6. Candidates are expected to have a practical aptitude and be educated to SCQF level 4.
Candidates would be expected to have achieved a minimum of three National 4 qualifications including Maths and English.
If you do not meet this criteria, but have alternative National 4 qualifications and SQA Skills for Work Engineering, you may be considered on your individual merits.
All suitable applicants will be interviewed prior to acceptance on the course.
Subjects studied include:
- Fabrication Processes
- Welding Processes
- Manual Metal Arc Welding Skills
- Fabrication Skills
- Thermal Cutting Skills
- Thermal Joining Skills
- MAGS Welding Skills.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Students who achieve NC Engineering Practice Fabrication/Welding may progress to:
- Advanced Engineering Practice Fabrication/Welding
- HNC Engineering Fabrication, Welding & Inspection.
Is there more information available online?
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