Step Up To Study (Engineering)

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Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are required – all applicants will be interviewed their individual needs discussed.


These courses meet the needs of people who wish to return to education, change direction in their careers, get into university(via an Access course) – candidates will be offered a range of subjects which can assist them with, mathematics, engineering, communication or IT. A modular programme designed for those thinking of starting a new Career Path. Glasgow Kelvin College offers a range of courses in Engineering from National Qualifications, HNCs, HND and University ACESSS Courses. Many Adult returners who have been out of education for some time find the transition to such courses quite challenging. STEP UP courses are designed to give a solid foundation to Learners from all educational backgrounds.

Course Content

A selection of credits selected from a range of units at appropriate levels in mathematics, engineering, science, communication or IT at SCQF Levels 4 and 5


Full time – 2-3 days a week – January – June (18 weeks). Part time – 1 day a week – January – June (18 weeks).


Glasgow Kelvin College runs a range of full time courses starting in August 2018 which lead to further study or employment. Subject to progress on the STEUP programme candidates may be eligible to apply for:- • Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, ACCESS Engineering (SWAP), ACCESS STEM(Science Technology Engineering and Maths), or Our City & Guilds courses in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering