Introduction to Engineering

What is special about this course?

This course commences in January only.

This introductory level, broad based course offers an insight into various areas of both mechanical and electrical engineering.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements.
  • Interview.

Topics include:

  • basic welding skills
  • electrical wiring and hand tools
  • electronics
  • pneumatics/hydralics
  • computer aided draughting
  • information technology
  • numeracy
  • communications

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Continuous assessment throughout each unit.

How long will my course last?

18 weeks full time (January-June)

Where can I study my course?

  • Beechwood Campus

Start date


How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • (PEO) NVQ 1 in Engineering Skills
  • Employment as a Modern Apprentice in relevant industry.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Introduction to Engineering

I want to start in 2017/18

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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