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 with 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 with pupils attending college 3 afternoons per week in each year. In Year 1, pupils will complete a National Certificate in an Engineering Discipline (SCQF level 6) and in year 2 pupils will complete 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
- 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
How the course is assessed
Progression And Articulation Routes
- Engineering manufacturing or Electrical course at level 7
- Potential university entry into year one
- Energy Renewables
- Transmission and Distribution
- Oil and Gas
- Construction and Energy Management
- Emerging Technologies
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
- Typically three afternoons per week in year one and in year two.