Engineering Systems SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This NC Engineering Systems programme provides knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of engineering studies including Mechanical and Electrical disciplines. The award is a vocational qualification designed to prepare the candidate for employment, career development and progression to higher level study.

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have a qualification at National 5 in Maths and Physics, but you will be invited to discuss your application with us. 

You can progress to this course from Level 5 Performing Engineering Operations or with re;levant industrial experience or training.

You will study a range of topics including:-


Mathematics: Technician

Engineering: Applying Information Technology

Engineering Systems

Electrical Principles

Single and three Phase Principles

Mechanical Engineering Principles

Engineering Materials

Engineering project

Fundamental Electronics

Mig / Tig Welding

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Taught through a range of hands on practical activities and workshops plus classroom based theory work 


How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Further study in Engineering disciplines or entry into the workplace

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Engineering Systems SCQF Level 6

I want to start in 2021/22

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.