Engineering Systems NQ Level 6

What is special about this course?

NQ Engineering Systems Level 6 is for those who want to progress to studying either Engineering or Aircraft Engineering. This course will give you the academic skills and experience to progress to Higher Education. You will learn the principles of engineering in mechanical and electrical disciplines. You will gain some experience and knowledge of the oil and gas sector and on-shore and off-shore renewable energies.

Entry requirements

You will be invited to discuss your application with us but a qualification at SCQF Level 5 in Maths or equivalent will be essential. Your application and interview will form part of the selection process. You can progress to this course from NQ Engineering Practice Level 5.

You will study subjects including:

  • Mechanical Engineering Principles
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Engineering Systems
  • Maths
  • Engineering Materials
  • Electrical Principles
  • Electrical Test and Measurement
  • Thermofluids

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Face to face teaching; practical hands on

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Perth

Start date



Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You can progress to HNC level study in Aircraft Engineering or Engineering Systems or into employment.

The NQ Engineering Systems award will enable you to progress to further training or into employment in the engineering industry. The engineering sector is an important and expanding area of the national economy in sectors including, oil and gas, on-shore and off-shore renewables and manufacturing. Successful completion of this course will give you the opportunity to pursue employment in these sectors, seek further training through securing employment and a Modern Apprenticeship or continue on a more academic path leading to a career path in engineering continuing up to degree level and beyond.


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