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HND Industrial Automation (Measurement and Control)

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will initially be delivered via a blended learning approach, which may include face-to-face learning in the classroom, remote learning off-campus and digital learning. When delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This course will provide candidates with a wide range of measurement and control engineering skills that are relevant to:

- automated industries that use robotics and Industry 4.0
- process control industries

Successful completion of the course will enable candidates to progress to advanced level study or find employment in a range of engineering sectors (e.g. oil and gas, automated manufacturing, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical, energy generation, food and drink).

Career Paths

  • Instrument Technician
  • Automation engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Control engineer
  • PLC or DCS programmer
  • Technical sales engineer

Various positions within engineering industries, including:

- oil and gas
- automated manufacturing
- chemical
- pharmaceutical
- medical
- energy generation
- food and drink

Progression

  • Further study of engineering subjects at HND and university level
  • Year 2 or 3 of a related degree programme
  • Graduate Apprentice in Instrumentation

Tuition fees

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£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

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