male and female student in an engineering workshopModern Apprenticeships in engineering are available in the following areas:

  • Electrical/Electronic
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Marine

The College offers engineering Modern Apprenticeships at SCQF Level 6.



MA consists of: PEO + NC or HNC + Core Skills + SVQ Level 3
Typical duration: Up to 4 years
Location: Aberdeen Altens Campus or Fraserburgh Campus
Sector Skills Council: Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies (SEMTA)


The training framework

the engineering training frameworkView the engineering training framework here

Each training framework offers a number of different routes to achieve the MA qualification. These are listed in the Sector Skills Council Framework document:

To discuss which pathway might be right for you, please contact us and we will arrange for a member of staff to walk you through the available options:

Modern Apprenticeship Team
Telephone: 01346 586110


Apprentice experience

Apprenticeship spotlight: Lisa Shaw