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BTEC HNC in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

  • 4

    Level
    Level 4

  • Duration
    2 years

  • Start Date
    September 2021

  • Venue
    CCN-Main Campus

  • Course Code
    G0025

Start Date

  • September 2021, Part Time

Summary

This course is for individuals wishing to develop higher-level professional skills relevant to the mechanical engineering sector.

The programme team uses a combination of traditional classroom teaching, open learning and research-based experiential learning, laboratory experiments and demonstrations, industry standard IT applications and group activities.

The course comprises mandatory and optional units.

The mandatory units are:

Level 4
Engineering Design
Engineering Maths
Engineering Science
Managing a professional engineering project
Mechanical Principles
Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines

Students will complete additional modules selected by the course team.

Why Our College?

Specialist workshops

All our engineering students will learn in our specialist workshops using the latest equipment and technology.

Specialist aviation facilities

Our aviation engineering courses are taught in the world class International Aviation Academy Norwich.

Designed with employers

All of our engineering, automotive, and aviation courses have been designed with local and national engineering employers

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have four GCSEs at grade four or above (Equivalent to A*-C), including Maths, plus ONE of the following:

  • At least one A level, in either Mathematics or Physics
  • BTEC Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Access to Higher Education: Diploma in Engineering
  • GNVQ Advanced Level in Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma in Engineering Minimum grades apply, please ask for details.

The HNC qualifications offered from September 2017 are new versions introduced by BTEC. As a result, anyone wanting to accredit prior learning is advised to discuss this at interview.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is: Academic IELTS (SELT) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components). Please contact the Advice shop for advice and guidance. International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the International Students webpage

Assessment

The programme is assessed by a mixture of assessments for example assignments and project work.

Progression

The BTEC (Edexcel) HNC programme is widely recognised by employers and professional bodies. Students may wish to undertake further study at HND level or above.

Career Progression

The course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for a variety of interesting and rewarding careers in engineering.

Fees

£750 per 15 credits plus a registration fee.

Why Our College?

Specialist workshops

All our engineering students will learn in our specialist workshops using the latest equipment and technology.

Specialist aviation facilities

Our aviation engineering courses are taught in the world class International Aviation Academy Norwich.

Designed with employers

All of our engineering, automotive, and aviation courses have been designed with local and national engineering employers