Future Ready: Engineering and Construction Equivalent to SCQF Level 4

An introduction in to technical subjects including mechanical engineering and construction with lots of practical experiences and subject information.


Why take this course?

This course is aimed at students who would like to work in a technical area but are unsure of the different career opportunities available and what is involved in these careers.

What you will experience

This course will give an introductory experience in some aspects of mechanical engineering and construction subjects.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Where you can study
19 Weeks

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps


Successful completion of this course will support progression to courses in construction, computing, engineering, welding, electrical, motor vehicle and science. This may include Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 Engineering Manufacture or Maintenance, Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 Welding, Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 Electrical, Introduction to Construction Crafts, Introduction to Computing, Automotive Maintenance and Repair and Introduction to Science.


For more information about job opportunities, salaries and employment rates in this industry, visit the Career Coach website.


Fraserburgh Campus

STARTS Duration Code
February 2019
19 Weeks
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Online applications

You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the 'Apply Online' button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.

Paper applications

You may submit a paper application form, and return it to us completed and signed.

All completed paper applications should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

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