SVQ/MA Process Engineering Maintenance (Mechanical) SCQF Level 6

Candidates should be employed within the process manufacturing industry.

This training programme will develop the skills and technical awareness applicable to the process manufacturing industry and also provide knowledge of safe working practices required. It will provide individuals with fundamental skills and understanding with a major emphasis on the use of technology for working within an industrial setting.  

SVQ Level 3 Process Engineering Maintenance Mechanical  SCQF Level 6
  • Handover process engineering plant and equipment
  • Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of process engineering plant and equipment
  • Minimise the risks to life, property and the environment
  • Work safely, minimise risk and comply with emergency procedures
  • Contribute to effective working relationships
  • Carry out planned maintenance procedures on mechanical plant and equipment
  • Deal with variations and defects in mechanical plant and equipment
  • Diagnose and determine the causes of faults in mechanical plant and equipment
  • Plus 4 optional units

As well as the above SVQ, Modern Apprenticeship candidates undertake the following:

  • Core Skills at SCQF Level 5
  • COGENT Modern Apprenticeship Certificate
  • NC Mechanical Engineering
  • HNC Mechanical Engineering

Candidates may be interested in further training courses available at the college.

Candidates should be employed within the process manufacturing industry. 
Four Standard Grades at Level 3 or above or the new National 5 including Maths, English, and Chemistry.  Higher Maths and Chemistry would be desirable. 

Please note that Modern Apprenticeship candidates will be selected by an interview and aptitude test.

For further advice on course content, funding/costs, please contact the Business Development Team on 01324 403068 or email

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

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