Engineering: Instrumentation, Measurement and Control
What's Engineering: Instrumentation, Measurement and Control like?
With this Graduate Apprenticeship you'll be part of an industry that's in high demand. You'll study how to measure and control 'process variables' such as:
You'll develop practical skills and learn about a wide range of engineering systems and design packages. The apprenticeship will equip you with knowledge and skills to become a professional engineer.
We've worked with colleges, universities and industry employers to create this qualification. You'll gain the skills and knowledge the industry expects from a graduate - and earn yourself a degree.
You'll gain a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10. When you complete it you'll achieve the following qualification(s):
BEng (Honours) degree in Engineering: Instrumentation, Measurement and Control at SCQF Level 10
A Graduate Apprenticeship is much more than getting a degree. Because it’s work-based, you’ll also gain a range of useful experience and skills such as:
classical and modern control theory, instrumentation, automation, sensing and measurement systems
applying principles of modelling, classical and modern control concepts and controller design packages
knowledge of instrumentation and measurement systems, including remote sensing
knowledge of technological developments and applying them to local, regional and global problems
highly developed practical skills, covering major areas such as intelligent control systems, measurement systems and artificial intelligence
The key content areas which make up this Graduate Apprenticeship are:
IMC engineering technology
Behavioural and interpersonal skills
Engineering project and delivery management
Your Graduate Apprenticeship will also help you to develop meta-skills. Employers value these skills, which include:
working with others
These skills are crucial for your future life and career as they help you to:
cope and excel during change
collaborate with others
You could work in a wide range of areas, such as:
instrumentation and control engineering
instrumentation and measurement engineering
process control engineering
Entry requirements for Graduate Apprenticeships vary by course and institution.
Each vacancy advert tells you what qualifications you need to start the apprenticeship. Or you can contact the university for guidance on entry requirements.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll study at university about 1 day a week. When you complete the apprenticeship you’ll have achieved an honours degree.
How long will it take?
This is a Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 10 (Honours degree level) and will take up to 4 years to complete.
You might complete the apprenticeship in a shorter time. That’s because you might have prior learning or experience that can be taken into consideration. This means you don’t have to repeat some parts of the qualification.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.