Skills for Work Engineering Skills

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Attendance PatternLocation DurationYear Group
Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon. 

Perth College UHI

Crieff Road Campus 

1 year  S4

This course will require additional study outside normal delivery sessions.

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About this course

About this course

Skills for Work Engineering Skills is an entry level qualification which develops practical skills, knowledge and understanding, alongside the employability skills needed in an engineering sector.

Students will gain a variety of transferable skills which will be useful for further study in more specific engineering disciplines, or for progression to a Foundation or Modern Apprenticeship.

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Content will include the four broad Engineering areas of Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Fabrication, and Manufacture.

The Manufacture and Assembly Unit involves the application of mechanical, electrical/electronic and fabrication skills. Students will make and assemble their project in our well-equipped workshops.

Employability skills are integral to the course, and introduce students to the key skills that are required by employers in the industry, including: time-keeping; following Health and Safety instructions and carrying out quality checks on work.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Open to pupils in S4. It is essential that students have a keen interest in engineering. You will be invited to attend an interview with College staff.

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The skills you acquire are transferable to many careers and would be a valuable qualification when applying to College or for a Foundation or Modern Apprenticeship.