An engineering qualification provides a sound basis for a number of careers, whether you’re interested in building and maintaining machines or want to work in the lucrative energy or oil and gas sectors.

Other areas of employment could include on-shore and off-shore renewables, manufacturing, aerospace, transport and logistics.

There’s no better place to study engineering than in Scotland, with its rich legacy, tradition and engineering innovations through the ages, from steam engines to tarmac and feats such as the Forth Bridge and more recently the Queensferry Crossing. Be a part of this world-leading reputation of discovery and innovation with Perth College UHI. More than 8 million people are employed in engineering and manufacturing, making the UK the seventh largest manufacturing nation in the world, and creating a significant impact on the Scottish, UK and global economy.

Perth College UHI provides training for employees at UK energy company, SSE, as part of their Modern Apprenticeship in Electrical Contracting and Power Systems. Our expert practical and class-room based study supports their commitment to training employees to the high standards required by the industry.

Mechanical engineering student using machinery