Engineering Practice NC (Level 5)

What is special about this course?

This course aims to improve the career prospects of students who are contemplating a career in the servicing or manufacturing industries or for students already working in the engineering industry.

This NC Engineering Practice course will give students a thorough grounding in the engineering principles required by people employed at technician level.

Entry requirements

3 National 4s, including English and Maths


satisfactory attainment of an SCQF Level 4 course or equivalent.





The main elements of the course include -

  • Welding
  • Engineering Assembly Skills
  • Engineering Workshop Skills
  • Milling and Turning
  • Communication
  • Maths
  • Applying Information Technology

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

Full time - 1 year.
Part time - 2 or more years


Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date



The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Further study may include NC Engineering Systems - with mechanical or electronic engineering theme.

Employment within the engineering industry.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Engineering Practice NC (Level 5)

I want to start in 2019/20

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray 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.

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