ENGINEERING SKILLS NATIONAL 5 (SCP)
SCQF Level 5
Engineering

Course Overview
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THIS COURSE IS FOR SENIOR PHASE  PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL


This course will provide the broad practical skills base needed in engineering manufacture systems and processes. Learners will develop the skills and knowledge necessary for basic engineering processes and maintenance, working on a range of engineering systems including fitting using hand skills, fabrication engineering, manufacturing project design and electrical and electronic engineering.  The course supports progression into other engineering studies, training or employment. The course provides the basis that allows candidates to gain an insight into other engineering occupations such as mechanical, fabrication, automotive, electrical and electronic. The subjects you study will help you to decide the career path that you wish to take in the future.


What You Will Learn
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  • Mechanical and Fabrication practical skills
  • Electrical and Electronic practical skills
  • Repair and Maintenance skills
  • Design and Manufacture skills
  • Skills and attitudes for employability plus an understanding of the workplace
  • Engineering materials 
  • Fitting using hand skills 
  • Employability and essential core skills
Placement Information
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Entry Requirements
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  • Working towards National 4/5 Maths and Communications

English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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  • Continual assessment of practical work
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions and participate in a taster event.  You will be notified in advance of the details.
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Full-time courses in engineering related disciplines
Career Opportunities
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  • Mechanical System and Maintenance Engineering
  • Pre-Apprenticeship in Engineering disciplines
  • Further College studies are available
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 2 afternoons per week: Tuesday & Thursday 1:30pm - 4.00pm
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation


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