Mechanical Engineering SVQ2 (Modern Apprenticeship) SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

The Modern Apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the employer, student and the training provider.

This course consists of block release training in college 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

You must be in relevant employment.

Over the course of the apprenticeship you will work to achieve the an SVQ 2 Performing Engineering Operations and National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering. 

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Block release

Block release, 30 week attendance in college. 

How long will my course last?

2 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus
    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling start.


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

What can I do on completion of my course?

Progress to an SVQ3 engineering qualification. 

Is there more information available online?

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