Girls into Energy
Level 5 Skills For Work
This course is aimed at providing young women with the opportunity to begin to build their skills and knowledge to aid their future in the energy sector.
Skills for Work National 5
SCQF Level 5
1 Year full time/
5 periods per week
Theory and practical work
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
wHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE?
This course will provide young women with real-life experience of working in the energy industry. During this course you will
develop technical knowledge, skills and understanding related to engineering
develop an awareness of health and safety issues for a range of activities
develop and learn to apply practical, technical and communication skills
gain an understanding and appreciation of the varied roles on offer within the ennergy sector.
The course will allow you to develop key skills and understanding relating to the energy industries. The course is made up of the following units:
Energy: An Introduction
Domestic Wind Turbines Systems
Domestic Solar Hot Water Systems
Employability and Careers
The course is a mix of classroom study, industry visits and practical work.
Everything you need to know before selecting this course
what will you get?
You will have to go through an interview and prepare a written statement as to why you would like to take this course.
Good attendance, enthusiasm and willingness to work as part of a team.
You will gain a National 5 qualification in Skills for Work.
National 5 Physics or Chemistry
National 5 Geography
Laboratory Science - Skills for Work National 5 (NESCOL)
This may be of particular interest for young people who are thinking about pursuing a career in engineering or the energy sector.
my world of work
This link will take you to an excellent resource on MyWOW which looks at potential career routes when you select a combination of subjects.