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Future Skills: Engineering and Automotive

Campus Midlothian Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 38 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

Future Skills: Engineering and Automotive is designed to provide introductory knowledge in the major engineering disciplines of Automotive, Mechanical, Systems and Electrical Engineering as well as introduce renewable energy and its relevance to engineering disciplines. It will equip students with knowledge & skills to enable them to choose a specific route for further study and prepare students with the employability skills required for a career in the engineering sector.

The Future Skills programme includes a building project that will encompass all the knowledge and skills learnt throughout.

Students will leave the course with Mathematical, Numeracy, Communication, ICT and meta-skills at SCQF level 5 and are provided with an articulation route into a specific study in Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Automotive.

This is a full-time course taught at Edinburgh College Midlothian Campus.

What you will learn

  • Practical workshop skills for Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Automotive Engineering
  • Underpinning theoretical knowledge in Electrical Principles, Mechanical Engineering, Materials, Electronics, Automotive Engineering Principles and Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Employability and Project skills
  • Maths, Numeracy, Communication and ICT

How the course is assessed

  • Progress is assessed throughout the course as tasks are completed

Number of days per week

  • 3 days week

Entry requirements

  • National 4 Maths would be beneficial
  • A keen interest in Engineering

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Progression to an Engineering specialism in mechanical, Electrical or Automotive would be supported.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus Full time 29/08/22 38 Weeks

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