Engineering Systems (Electrical, Mechanical, Fab/Weld) NC Level 5

What is special about this course?

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited award in Engineering and provides desirable pre-apprenticeship training in Mechanical, Electrical, Fabrication and Welding. In addition to a broad range of practical skills, this course also gives an introduction to academic subjects relevant to Engineering.

Entry requirements

National 4 or above in:

 

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Science or a Technical subject

All suitable applicants will be interviewed prior to acceptance on the course.

Communication

Mathematics: Craft 1

Engineering: Using Information Technology

Engineering Systems Principles

Engineering Systems Test & Measurement

Engineering Systems Applications

Electrical Wiring Skills

Engineering Workshop Skills

Graphical Engineering Communication

Computer Aided Draughting (CAD) for Engineers

Health and Safety: Engineering

Thermal Joining Skills

Equipment

  • Steel toe cap boots
  • Overalls

Other Appropriate PPE will be provided by Lews Castle College

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Course delivery is by face to face and is both classroom and workshop based


How long will my course last?


1 Academic Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway

Start date

 August 2020

Fees

Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

Funding

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?

Further study opportunities

  • NC Mechanical Engineering (Level 6)

Career opportunities

  • Apprenticeships in Electrical, Mechanical or Fabrication & Welding Engineering

Is there more information available online?

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What our students, graduates and staff say

Staff quote

NC Engineering Systems Level 5 is an excellent multi-disciplinary pre-apprenticeship course that offers candidates the opportunity to develop skills across a wide range of engineering disciplines, including Mechanical, Electrical, Fabrication and Welding. If you are considering pursuing a career in Engineering or as an Electrician in the construction sector, this course  will give you the core and transferable practical skills you will need and employers value so highly.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Lews Castle College UHI. Lews Castle College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.