- Langside Campus
- Start Date
- 23 Aug 2021
- Qualification Type
- Course Type
- 36 weeks
Applications are now closed.
As a STEM Assured College we have a renowned reputation for engineering with cutting edge technology and staff to support this. If you’re considering a career in engineering, and in particular mechanical or manufacturing engineering, then this NC Manufacturing Engineering course can help you on your way. If you enjoy problem solving and are solution focused, wanting to know how things work, then you can become a great engineer.
What will I learn?
The course is designed to allow you to develop knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of manufacturing. You will undertake SQA NC Units which will lead to the NC Manufacturing Engineering Award at SCQF Level 5 (G982 45).
The units include:
- Engineering materials
- Engineering manufacturing processes
- Health and safety: Engineering
- Mathematics: Craft 1
- Communication engineering dimensional control
- Engineering material removal principles
- Engineering: Using Information technology
- Mechanical engineering principles
- Graphical engineering communication
- Computer aided draughting (CAD) for engineers and bench skills.
Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, this course will be delivered via a blended learning approach - which may include limited face-to-face learning on campus combined with remote learning off-campus and digital learning approaches. If and when delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place. If you require any support in learning digitally please inform the Course Leader or Student Support team.
Entry requirements (minimum)
- Three National 5s, or equivalent, including maths and a science or a technical subject
- If you don't have formal qualifications but you do have relevant life and/or work experience, you are also welcome to apply
- If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.
Employer and industry links
Glasgow Clyde College work in partnership with the majority of engineering employers and are seen as the engineering college of choice within the Greater Glasgow area. These partnerships provide opportunities for industrial visits, student placements and industry talks as well as providing opportunities for students to progress into employment. Due to these excellent links the College is at the forefront of technological advances with continual investment in its state-of-the-art engineering facilities, providing students with a world class learning experience.
Jobs and further study
If you're successful on this course, you could gain entry to the following courses at Glasgow Clyde College:
- HNC/D Manufacturing Engineering
- HNC/D Mechanical Engineering
Previous students have progressed to apprenticeships in the Mechanical, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Aerospace and Ship Building sectors.
Making an application
For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.
Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.
When you apply
You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and we will be in contact. Please make sure to include your predicted or current qualifications in your application. An outline of previous experience and why you want to study engineering will be very helpful in your application.
You will be notified of the outcome by email whether you have been selected to join the course.
There are four possible outcomes:
- unconditional offer: you have met all the entry requirements and your place is guaranteed.
- conditional offer: your place is secured pending meeting the entry requirements.
- waiting list: you have met all entry requirements, however, the course is full. If any spaces become available you may be contacted usually around about the course start date.
Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.
If a place is unavailable at your first choice of campus, you may be offered a place at one of our other campuses and you must respond to this within 10 days.
Once you have accepted your offer, you will be sent further information such as student funding, joining instructions and an induction date.