Mechanical Engineering SVQ2 SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

Studying this course will give you knowledge across a number of mechanical engineering processes. 

By the end of the course you will develop skills and understanding in mechanical fitting, manual machining and CNC machining, along with an understanding of how manufacturing integrates with engineering systems.

Entry requirements

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

Units include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations
  • Using and interpreting engineering data
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Producing components using hand fitting
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning
  • Preparing and using milling machines
  • Preparing and proving CNC machine tool
  • Preparing and using CNC turning machines
  • Preparing and using CNC milling machines
  • Studies adviser

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Full time
  • Face to face

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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What can I do on completion of my course?

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