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Engineering Systems NC

Campus Midlothian Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

Engineering Systems NC Level 6 is an entry-level course that will enhance your knowledge and understanding of engineering principles and systems. You will study units such as Electrical Principles and Mathematics which, upon completion, will allow you direct progression onto our HNC Engineering Systems course. This course is the first step toward your future career in the engineering industry. 

This is a full-time course based at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian campus and taught by teachers with industry experience using the latest industry technologies. You will be taught between Edinburgh College classrooms and workshops where you will gain essential and hands-on experience in the engineering sector. This course is intended to meet the needs of employers and further education. 

What you will learn

  • Electrical Principles
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Thermofluids
  • Dynamics
  • IT
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Graphical Communications
  • Materials
  • Mathematics

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed on each unit 
  • All units within the course must be achieved to gain the full award 

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week 

Entry requirements

  • Mathematics at National 5 (if you have not studied Maths for some time you might benefit from taking a core maths unit before joining the course) 
  • English at National 5  

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Progression onto HNC Engineering Systems, Mechanical Engineering or Petroleum Engineering 

Career options

  • Engineering technician 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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