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Landbased Engineering An Introduction

Level: SCQF 4

Available at these campuses: Barony, Oatridge

About the Course

Students fixing tractorThis course gives a general introduction to engineering principles, as well as tractor and machinery operation and maintenance.

Entry Requirements

Applicants ideally would have a National 4 in Maths and English, however this is not a mandatory requirement. All previous skills and qualifications will be considered. Entry by interview. Desire to commit to the course. Students must be 16 years of age or older.

Course Content

A range of topics will be covered during the course including fabrication and welding, all terrain vehicles (ATV), tractor maintenance and operation, machinery maintenance and operation, servicing engines and transmissions, vehicle electrics and hydraulics, health and safety and work experience.