Mechanical Engineering SVQ2

What is special about this course?

Studying this course will give you the foundation training across a number of mechanical engineering processes. A qualification at this level may lead to employment within the engineering sector or further training on our NC Engineering Practice Level 5.

By the end of the course you will develop skills and understanding in mechanical fitting, machining and maintenance subjects along with an understanding of how manufacture and maintenance engineering integrate with engineering systems.

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 level will be preferred. You may be asked to attend an interview.

Students will learn:

  • Practical bench fitting skills
  • Basic training on turning, milling, mechanical and electrical maintenance
  • Welding skills
  • Pneumatics and hydraulics

Students will study the theory underpinning the skills to interpret specifications, engineering drawings, planning, health and safety, maths and information technology.  There will also be the opportunity to develop core employability, enterprise and citizenship skills. 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment throughout the course

Where can I study my course?

  • Beechwood Campus

Start date

August

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?

  • NC Engineering Practice
  • Employment as a Modern Apprentice in an engineering discipline, such as machining, manufacturing or maintenance engineering. 

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Mechanical Engineering SVQ2

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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