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Engineering: Mechanical HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Engineering, Energy & Gas, Nautical and STEM

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

Riverside Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

Looking to become an engineering technician? This course gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding that you’ll need for a career in mechanical engineering. Successful completion of this HNC also gives you entry to Higher National Diploma or degree courses.

You’ll be able to use state of the art facilities at the college – such as our fully equipped engineering workshop, pneumatic and hydraulic labs and computer labs running CAD software.

You'll be taught by staff with significant engineering experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two Highers at Grade C or above including Mathematics and preferably Physics; OR
  • National Qualification at SCQF level 6 in a relevant Mechanical Engineering subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Information Technology.
  • Applications Software.
  • Maths for Engineering.
  • Communications.
  • Introduction to Quality Management.
  • Engineering Principles.
  • CAD Drawing.
  • Material Selection.
  • Pneumatics and Hydraulics.
  • Dynamics.
  • Statics and Strength of Materials.
  • Thermofluids.

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career as an Engineering Technician.

Continuing Study

Successful students who complete their HNC may progress on to an HND at the College or apply for year two of BEng at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

 

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome