SCQF Level 7


Flexible start date




  • Engineering


  • Online

Why take this course?

This examination-based Graded Unit is a mandatory unit within the HNC/HND Mechanical Engineering Group Award. It may also be part of another Group Award or taken as a stand alone, single HN unit. It will consist of a written examination of three hours duration.

Credit points and level: 1 HN credit at SCQF level 7: (8 SCQF credit points at SCQF level 7)

What you will experience

This unit will confirm that you have:

  • Developed knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core principles and technologies by undertaking units in engineering drawing, quality systems, engineering principles, materials selection, statics and strength of materials, dynamics, thermofluids and pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Developed the ability to apply analysis and synthesis skills to the solution of mechanical engineering problems
  • Developed learning and transferable skills (including core skills)