- National 5 Maths at Grade B or above or
- NC in Engineering at SCQF level 5 with both Maths Craft 1 and Craft 2 units
SCQF Level 7
This is a fast track advanced course looking for next generation of engineering technicians – have you got what it takes?
The Shell Engineering Scheme is exclusive to NESCol’s Fraserburgh Campus. This is a sponsored programme designed to meet the demand of today’s engineering sector.
It delivers a broad knowledge and skill set for electrical, mechanical and instrumentation engineering.
4 full time qualifications are delivered over 2 years together with a leadership qualification and industrial placements.
Candidates can expect to receive an attendance allowance of approximately £100 per week.
Everything you need to know before applying for this course.
Full PPE will be supplied by Shell.
Performing Engineering Operations – Electrical (SCQF Level 5)
Engineering Systems (SCQF Level 6)
HNC Electrical Engineering
HNC Mechanical Engineering
Opito Integration Workshop skills
Institute Leadership and Management (ILM) Certification
Work experience is provided in the form of 4 industry placements across both years.
If you are studying a full-time advanced course (HNC level or above), you may be entitled to funding.
You can apply for a full-time course online or using a paper form.
Open Days are a great way to find out more about this course and what it’s like to study at NESCol. You will see facilities, meet lecturers and get a feel for life as a student.
NESCol can provide extra support to students who have additional support needs, including:
You may be eligible for additional funding to support the cost of living, including travel costs, cost of materials, and childcare.
“My time at NESCol, and the success I achieved, wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication and support of the teaching staff. I will always be grateful for the opportunity to fulfil my aspirations of further education, combined with the unique experience and the incredible peers I met along the way.”
“I am more of a hands on sort of guy so the apprenticeship route worked for me.”
“The best thing for your career is to have the qualifications to reflect the knowledge you have.”
“From juggling working full time, being at College and still having quality time with my daughter, it was challenging at times. Despite how hectic it was it made the experience even more worthwhile for me and the whole process was highly rewarding. “
“My family were really supportive as it was quite challenging going back to College after a 12 year gap and I was also working shifts. It required a lot of dedication and commitment, but I got there!”
“Teaching was always something I was interested in but it was important to me to get industry experience first. I was delighted when the lecturing opportunity came up at NESCol and I am now really enjoying my time back at College but on the other side of the fence!”
“College has improved my confidence –the lecturers guide you allowing you to work independently so that you feel a sense of achievement when something works! The atmosphere is very positive, no matter what country you come from and what language you speak.”
“My experience in the power generation and LNG industries show how transferrable a qualification an HNC in Engineering can be.”
“I’m really enjoying my new role and I’m glad I have my qualifications behind me. They have set me up for an engineering career which will allow me to work and live in different places.”
“I could never have imagined when I was studying back in Aberdeen that I would one day be working in the motorsport industry for Formula 1.”
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