HNC

General Engineering

Engineering

Key Facts

Level:
Level 4
Location:
Wakefield City Campus, ASIC Building
Start Date:
September, 2019
Duration:
1 Year
Mode of Study:
Full-time
Awarding Body:
UCAS code:
Institution Code:
W08

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Overview

This course is designed to equip working engineers with the necessary academic skills to progress in their careers.

It is a broad-based program of study but addresses fundamental areas which span many disciplines in modern engineering including aerospace, energy, industrial manufacturing, design, mechatronics and food processing.

The course comprises 8 units of study over one year. Learners are provided with module materials, lectures, tutorials, computer workshops, laboratory tests and research exercises. The course draws students from many international companies and a wide geographical catchment.

Course Features
  • TEF Silver Award
  • Brand New Facilities
  • Huge investment in our new Advanced Skills & Innovation Centre

Course Structure

• Maths
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Design
• Engineering Project
• CAD
• Mechanical Principles
• Materials Engineering
• Pneumatics and Hydraulics

Entry Requirements

• Level 3 qualification in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent.
OR
• Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our RPL process for accreditation towards this course.

Fees & Funding

£6,750.

Course Costs Included in the fees

Course Costs Not Included in the Fees

For more information visit our Higher Education funding page.

Other Financial Support

For more information visit our Higher Education funding page.

Careers

  • Technicians
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Automation engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Mechanical engineers

The Higher National Certificate course introduces learners to higher education and enables progression Higher National Diploma Level 5 and degree courses, such as BEng (Hons) Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

Employability is at the core of the higher education provision at the College. There is a clear strategic aim to enhance student employability opportunities in the area. The College is proud of the extent to which employers have been involved in the design and development of programmes and how employability is embedded.
QAA Higher Education Review

2016