Introduction to Engineering SCQF Level 4

What is special about this course?

This introductory level, broad based course offers an insight into various areas of both mechanical and electrical engineering including basic welding, electrical, electronics, motor vehicle mechanics and bench fitting skills..

This course commences in January only.


Entry requirements

  • Your personal statement will reflect your desire to learn this subject but core skills in Communication, Maths and Information Technology at Intermediate 1 or National 3 level will abe preferred.
  • You may be asked to attend an interview.

Units include:

  • Engineering skills - manufacture and assembly
  • Engineering skills - fabrication
  • Engineering skills - mechanical
  • Engineering skills - electrical/electronic
  • Automotive skills
  • Core skills including numeracy, communication, personal/study/employment/enterprise skills

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Full time
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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