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.
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.
Over the course of the 3 to 4 year apprenticeship, candidates will work to achieve the SVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations,ICT, Numeracy, Communications, Working with Others and Problem Solving, a relevant National Certificate 3 and SVQ Level 3 in an industry relevant pathway.
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:-
- Manual Welding
- Pipe and Tube Fabrication
- Welding Machine Setting and Operating
- Plate Working - 3mm upwards
- Sheet Metal Working - 3mm or less
- Structural Steel
How will I study my course?
- Work based
- 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
- Work Based
Throughout the year
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- Fabrication Welding and Inspection HNC
Is there more information available online?
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