Engineering Performance SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

This Engineering Performance course has been designed to give you a thorough grounding in the engineering principles and is ideal if you would like to pursue a career at technician level.

This course consists of elements of an Engineering Modern Apprenticeship and as such would be recognisable to employers in the engineering sector.

Special features:

  • You will gain a range of skills across a variety of engineering disciplines 
  • You will gain skills preparing you for employment 
  • This qualification can help with gaining a Modern Apprenticeship, and can map partially to elements within the Apprenticeship
  • You will study at the Technology Centre at our Linkwood campus

Entry requirements

  • Three National 4s, including English and Maths OR
  • A SCQF Level 4 course or equivalent.

Course content includes: 

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


PPE will be provided.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

This is a practical based course with face-to-face practical classes on campus supplemented with our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) if required.

How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray
    • Technology Centre

Start date



Normally, if you are studying full time for the first time and are Ordinarily Resident in Scotland your course fees will be covered through the information you provide on your course application.

If you are studying part time and are on low income or in receipt of certain benefits your course fees may be covered by a fee waiver.

If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Course fees 2023/24*


Rest of UK


Further Education - Full time




Further Education - Part time (per single credit unit)




Further Education - Part time (structured 6 credits)




* Fees for 2024/25 are still to be confirmed.


Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of all 10 SQA options offered within this course you may progress to the NC Engineering Systems (SCQF Level 6).

Alternatively, you can enter employment within the engineering industry.

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