About the Course
The aim of the course is to develop your specialist knowledge and technical skills in order to meet the demands of working with land-based machines and equipment.
Landbased engineering is a career for anyone with an interest in machines and how they work, an urge to learn practical skills and increasingly, a fascination with new technology.
Applicants are normally expected to have a minimum of 2 National 4s and 2 National 5s including English and Maths or have successfully completed the NC Landbased Engineering: An Introduction course.
A range of topics will be covered during the course including engine technology, piston engine repair skills, electrics introduction, workshop processes, welding, mechanical transmission, hydraulic systems, brakes, steering and traction, general ground care machinery, grass maintenance machinery, health & safety and the environment, mathematics: craft 1, communications and work experience.