The Critical Engineer


Manufacturing 4.0 is delivering a digital transformation across Scottish manufacturing.

The Critical Engineer is a new approach from West College Scotland, to equip Scotland’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with the Manufacturing 4.0 skills required to develop highly agile and collaborative work cultures.

With funding from European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Renfrewshire Council, we are offering a suite of training that will enable your business to take the first step on your Manufacturing 4.0 transformation journey.

Your workforce will learn the safe and practical application of CNC and PLC machines from our Training experts.

To learn more about how our suite of training can transform you approach to Manufacturing 4.0, please contact Robert Marshall- WCS Advancing Manufacturing 4.0 Project Lead on the link below. Robert will contact you directly and discuss your skills requirements.

If you are a SME seeking to modernise, our FREE courses will help you to develop a culture of innovation and develop the skills and confidence of your employees, so that your company can be part of Scotland’s advanced manufacturing future.



Control & Instrumentation Process Rigs with Sensor Technology 


Learn practical application and solutions from our Training experts, your SME to better prepare for Manufacturing 4.0

Gain actionable insights and practical solutions that will equip you and your workforce with the culture, skills and partnerships required for your business to thrive and grow. 

To learn more about The Critical Engineer concept and events from West College Scotland’s, Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund 4.0 project lead, Robert Marshall