Engineering Maintenance (Mechanical) Modern Apprenticeship SVQ3

What is special about this course?

Inverness College UHI continues to work closely with employers across the region to support the development of apprentices in a variety of disciplines.  Studying within the structure of the Engineering Modern Apprenticeship, this course is a combination of work based and college training and provides the dual benefit of students gaining a nationally recognised qualification while being paid as they work. 

Engineering is a fast moving and diverse industry with many occupational routes. Each discipline is tailored to suit company needs while training the individual to a high competency level.

Entry requirements

  • Candidates must be in relevant employment.
  • It is recommended that candidates should have Standard Grade at 4 or above, or Intermediate 1, or National 4 passes in English, Maths, a Science subject and Craft/Design Technology. 

Over the course of the 3-4 year apprenticeship, candidates will work to achieve the SVQ 2 Performing Engineering Operations, a relevant National Certificate and a SVQ level 3.

You will also learn:

  • ICT
  • Numeracy
  • Communications
  • Working with others
  • Problem solving

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Day release
  • Block release

Day release

Block release

Work based learning

Face-to-face


How long will my course last?


3-4 year apprenticeship


Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

Rolling start

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Fab/Weld and Inspection
  • HNC Engineering Systems
  • HNC Engineering Practice

Is there more information available online?

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Applications to be made by employers through the Business Solutions Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273600.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness 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.

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