THIS COURSE IS SPECIFICALLY FOR SENIOR PHASE SCHOOL PUPILS WHILE STILL AT SCHOOL.
This Foundation Apprenticeship in Engineering can offer a challenging exiting career that presents a wide range of opportunities for Scotlands young people to enter the field of work. This FA in Engineering aims to provide pupils the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge to enter a career in Engineering and the Advanced Manufacturing sector and other Engineering related industries. This course is designed to provide participants with theory practice and industry related work experience.
This is a 2 year course. In Year 1 pupils will complete a National Certificate in an Engineering Discipline (SCQF level 6) at College attending 2 afternoons per week. In year 2 pupils will spend around 12 hours per week at college completing an SVQ2 in Performing Engineering Operations (SCQF level 5) in our industry approved facilities.
- Graphical Communications Engineering
- Pneumatics and hydraulics
- CAD Dynamics
- Electrical Principles
- Mechanical Principles
- Industry related work experience either within the industry or within a realistic working environment
- Energy specific site visits
How Course Is Assessed:
Number of Days per week:
- Two half days per week in year one followed by two full days in year two.
- Grade A-C in National 5 Maths and Physics.
- Applicants must be studying Higher Maths in S5.
- Applicants must have an interest in a career in the Engineering Sector.
- If your application is successful you will be invited for an interview at college.
English Proficiency Requirements:
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- Energy Renewables
- Transmission and Distribution
- Oil and Gas
- Construction and Energy Management
- Emerging Technologies
- Engineering manufacturing or Electrical course at level 7
- Potential university entry into year one