Higher National Certificate in Engineering (RQF)

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Course Specifics

Awarding body:
Pearson Education
Level:
Level 4
Attendance:
Part-time|Full-time
Duration:
2 years
Availability:
Part-time or Full-time
Higher education course fee:
Available upon request - Please call us on 01246500500 ext 2102.
Funding:
Higher Education Student Loan or Sponsorship
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Course overview

Modules include:

  • Engineering design
  • Engineering maths
  • Engineering science
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and heat engines
  • Computer aided design and manufacture

Methods of assessment

Methods of assessment include:

  • Research proposals and projects
  • Written assignments
  • Case study analysis

Who is this course for?

You can choose to study this course on a full or part-time basis. On the full-time pathway you will attend college lectures and seminars for two days a week over two years. On the part-time pathway you will attend college for one day a week. You will also need to dedicate some time to self-study and research.

Entry qualifications

Entry requirements:

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical, Operations and Maintenance or General Engineering
  • A Level Maths and a physical science (typically physics)
  • Mature students with relevant experience will also be considered

What other experience will I gain?

Our tutors have years of industry experience which will be of great benefit to you when putting your skills into practice in a work setting.

Where will this lead?

You can choose to progress on to the HND Diploma in Mechanical Engineering which in available at college.

What are my career options?
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