This course will develop your skills and competence to a higher level across a wide range of modern engineering systems including electrical, mechanical, and mechatronics acting as a route to further study or employment. It's suitable if you are already working in the engineering industry and looking to progress towards professional engineering status.

  • Principles of engineering systems
  • Engineering measurement and systems monitoring
  • Engineering Maths 1 and 2
  • Dynamics
  • Graded unit 1 (Eng Systems)
  • Communication: practical skills
  • Engineering communication
  • Thermofluids
  • Materials selection
  • One year full-time

One of the following:

  • Two Highers at Level C or above, one of which must be Maths with the other being from Physics, Chemistry, or Technological Studies
  • Foundation Apprenticeship: Engineering SCQF Level 6
  • National Certificates: Electrical Engineering and Engineering Systems SCQF Level 6 (note, progression unit Maths: Tech 2 must be achieved)
  • National Certificate: Mechanical Engineering (including SWAP Access to Engineering) SCQF Level 6 (note, progression unit Maths: Tech 2 must be achieved)
  • Another relevant engineering course at SCQF Level 6 (incorporating Maths: Tech 1 and 2) accompanied with a good academic reference recommending articulation to a higher level
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

Completion of this and further courses may lead to careers in the following:

  • Technician level engineering posts
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Renewables engineer
  • Systems engineer
  • Modern Apprenticeships
  • Online application and successful interview