HNC Engineering Practice (Manufacturing)
Full-time, one year. Day-release, two years
Scotland has a world-renowned reputation for engineering, and is at the cutting-edge of engineering developments. Engineers design, create, test and improve all sorts of products and processes. They have an impact on every aspect of modern living and enjoy exciting career opportunities in lots of different sectors, including space, aviation, transport, medicine, technology, food, fashion and construction.
If you’ve got a logical and inquisitive mind, enjoy problem solving and are curious to know how things work, you’ve got it in you to make a great engineer! Right now, qualified engineers are in extremely high demand, with thousands of new engineers needed every year in Scotland alone.
Ayrshire College is an ideal choice for studying engineering:
We’ve also got an excellent record of employment for our engineering students.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
A real interest in working in engineering
A minimum of one relevant Higher at grade C or above OR
a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent, such as NC Manufacturing Engineering
An interview with us
If you don’t have any formal qualifications, but have appropriate experience or other training, we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
If you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular manufacturing, then this course can help you on your way.
This course will give you sound knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of general engineering practice, while giving you the opportunity to specialise in manufacturing.
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of: