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We have a wide range of courses available throughout the year whether you are looking to begin your career in construction and engineering or to develop you training and skills further with a short course.

If you are employed in the engineering sector and are looking to upgrade your current qualifications we offer flexible study options in a range of engineering disciplines including, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Energy Engineering. Whether you are employed locally or are working on a rotational basis, you can upgrade your current qualification to HNC or degree level with a tailored package of learning suited to your personal circumstances.

Contact adminle@uhi.ac.uk for more information.

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3D CAD Printing & Prototyping

An introduction to the world of Computer Aided Design including 2D CAD, 3D CAD/Modelling and Rapid prototyping.

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Introduction To Engineering & Construction

This pre-apprenticeship training course is aimed at candidates wishing to develop their practical and theoretical knowledge which employers' value highly. In addition, candidates will develop core skills that enhance employability, such as Information Technology, Communications and National 4 Maths. This broad-based Engineering & Construction training offers candidates the opportunity to make an informed decision on their future career path.

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Introduction to Electric Vehicles

This one-day course is aimed at candidates who require more information about owning and running an electric vehicle, be it battery powered (BEV) or plug in hybrid (PHEV) or a self-charging hybrid (SCHEV).

  • Date: contact adminle@uhi.ac.uk for more information 
  • Full time or Part time:one day course
  • Study Method: On campus
  • Contact for info: richard.hemmings@uhi.ac.uk
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Advanced Electric Vehicles

This one-day course is aimed at existing EV owners who wish to have a more technical understanding of this technology. It is also aimed at electricians who wish to know more about the electrical installation of electric charge points in accordance with Part 7 of the IET Wiring Regulations

  • Start Date:  21st April 2021
  • Full time or Part time: One Day Course
  • Study Method: On campus
  • Contact for info: richard.hemmings@uhi.ac.uk
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18th Edition

This qualification ensures that you are up-to-date with the latest industry regulation on wiring and the safe use and operation of electrical equipment and systems.

  • Start Date:  The next Course will run 20-23 April 2021 (Tue to Fri inclusive).
  • Full time or Part time: Four Day Course
  • Study Method: On campus
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PAT Testing

The practical inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

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Abrasive Wheels

The safe mounting of abrasive wheels and disks on portable machinery and  familiarity with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

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IOSH Working Safely

A course for people at any level, in any sector, that need a grounding in health and safety. Ideal for introducing staff to why health and safety is important. Working safely shows how everyone can make a difference to their own wellbeing and that of others through everyday behaviours. Fun and interactive, the course focuses on best practice rather than legislation.

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Renewable Energy Systems PDA

This Professional Development Award (PDA) in Renewable Energy Systems has been developed in partnership with the energy industry to give you the skills and expertise to contribute to the burgeoning renewable energies sector.

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Robotics

This project-based course allows you to study and integrate electronics, programming and simple mechanical engineering in order to build a mobile robot.

  • Start Date:  Jan 2021
  • Full time or Part time: Part time - 40 hours
  • Study Method: Online
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