You will need a minimum of one relevant Higher at Grade C or above, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications.
A place on this course is subject to an interview process.
Who is this course for?
Students who embark on an aeronautical engineering course are intelligent, excellent team players, keen on challenges, self-motivated, innovative and lateral thinkers. They also have the capacity for highly technical and methodical thinking. If this sounds like you then this course could be your launch pad to an exciting and challenging career.
If you want to turn your ideas into a reality by applying the principles of science and technology to the research, design, assembly and maintenance of highly sophisticated products such as aircraft then apply now.
What subjects will I be studying?
During the course you will study the following subjects:
Aircraft Engineering: Graded Unit 1
Aircraft Propulsion Systems: Introduction
Aircraft Structures & Materials
Communication: Practical Skills
Computer Aided Draughting for Engineering
Human Factors for Aircraft Engineering
Information Technology: Application Software
Mathematics & Physics for Aviation
Mathematics for Engineering 2
Practical Aircraft Skills
Statics & Strength of Materials
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3/4 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is delivered by means of class-based tests and reports throughout the year.
What can I do next?
Progression to a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 8 or progression to employment or university, which may include articulation arrangements with a variety of degree courses.
This will depend on receiving positive feedback from your lecturers.
How do I fund my course?
Go online to www.saas.gov.uk. and apply for course funding, travel expenses and a student loan if you require one.
Alternatively complete the form below and our Admissions Team will contact you.
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