SCQF Level 5


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Engineering


  • Aberdeen Altens Campus
  • Fraserburgh Campus

Why take this course?

NESCol has a key role to play in ensuring the North East has a workforce equipped to embrace the opportunities presented by energy transition, with tens of thousands of jobs being created as Scotland continues its journey to net zero.

The College works closely with industry partners to ensure the skills required in the employment market are reflected in the courses we offer and the knowledge and experience built by our students.

NESCol is delivering learning and training in a number of keys areas. These include: Onshore and offshore wind; Photovoltaics; Hydrogen power; Energy saving and low carbon construction technology; Electric and hybrid vehicle maintenance.

This course focuses on key strands of practical engineering skills suited to a variety of roles in the renewable energy sector.

What you will experience

  • The production of mechanical assemblies
  • General machining
  • MIG Welding
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Wiring and testing programmable controller-based systems
  • Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment