Level 4 HNC in Engineering – Derby Campus – September 2022

Start Date: 12 September 2022
Funding information: Student Finance HE Loan available, course costs apply.
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: Part-time Day

Course Overview

Learning Unlimited in Derby now offers the Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering. It’s an ideal option for anyone who has completed a Level 3 engineering qualification and wants to take their career to the next level.

The Level 4 HNC offers students a broad introduction to engineering via mandatory core units of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of some sector-specific skills and experience through the specialist units. This means the course can be tailored to the needs of the employer.

Please note, there is a registration fee of £310 +VAT to pay on top of course fees.

For further information, please email derby@learningunlimiteduk.com

Course Content

The general engineering pathway consists of core units including:


  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles


Additional units can include:

  • Workshop Practices
  • CAD for Maintenance Engineers
  • Engineering Management
  • Electrical Machines

Entry Requirements

Applicants will need to possess one of the following:

  • Level 3 engineering qualification (at Level 3 or above)
  • One full A Level in a relevant subject
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • Extensive work experience

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework
  • Practical exam
  • Practical assessments


Students who successfully complete the HNC may progress onto the Level 5 HND course, which takes a further 14 months to complete.


£4225.00 incl VAT