SVQ Performing Engineering Operations (Pre-Apprenticeship) Level 5
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:
If you don’t have any formal qualifications, but have life experience, we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
This course is extremely practical, teaching you the basic hand skills you’ll need to become a Modern Apprentice in engineering. It’s an essential part of a Modern Apprenticeship, making you more employable in an engineering discipline.
There’s a bit of theory which includes topics such as how to use technical information like engineering drawings, how to work effectively in an engineering post, and health & safety regulations. We’ll also spend a small amount of time developing your core skills for employment, such as working as part of a team.
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
Finally, you’ll develop your IT skills, including word processing, databases, spreadsheets and graphics.
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of: