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Modern Apprenticeships in engineering are available in the following areas:

  • Electrical/Electronic
  • Fabrication and Welding
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Marine

The College offers engineering Modern Apprenticeships at SCQF Level 6.

To discuss which pathway might be right for you, please contact us and we will arrange for a member of staff to walk you through the available options.

Telephone 01346 586110
Email MATeam@nescol.ac.uk

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This Modern Apprenticeship qualification consists of a PEO qualification, NC or HNC, Core Skills and SVQ Level 3.

Typical duration

Up to 4 years


Aberdeen Altens Campus or Fraserburgh Campus

Sector Skills Council

Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies (SEMTA)

View the training framework

Each training framework offers a number of different routes to achieve the MA qualification. These are listed in the Sector Skills Council Framework document: