What is special about this course?
Inverness College UHI continues to work closely with employers across the region to support the development of apprentices in a variety of disciplines. Studying within the structure of the Engineering Modern Apprenticeship, this course is a combination of work based and college training and provides the dual benefit of students gaining a nationally recognised qualification while being paid as they work.
Over the course of the 4 year apprenticeship, candidates will work to achieve the SVQ 2 Performing Engineering Operations, an NC and SVQ 3 in Fabrication and Welding.
It is recommended that candidates should have Standard Grade at 4 or above, or Intermediate 1, or National 4 passes in English, Maths, a Science subject and Craft/Design Technology.
Typical subjects include:-
- Spot Welding
- Pipe Fitting
- Flating and general fabrication
- Hot and cold cutting and forming
- Testing: Destructive and Non-Destructive
- MPI (magnetic particle inspection)
- Use of rolling, flanging and cutting machinery
How will I study my course?
- Block release
Block release (3x10 week blocks)
NB: the SVQ 2 PEO must be completed in one calendar year.
How long will my course last?
4 years modern apprenticeship
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- HNC Fabrication, Welding and Inspection
- HNC Engineering Practice
- HNC Engineering Systems.
Is there more information available online?
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