Level 4

HNC in General Engineering

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2021

Audience

Adult 19+
Higher Education

Careers

Engineering

Broaden your prospects for Higher-Education study and a successful career with this nationally recognised HNC programme.

Course units include:

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Project

Assessment is via written essays, calculations and practical tests.

For entry to this course you'll need one of:

  • A BTEC Level 3 Extended qualification (with Merit/Distinction in Unit 4-Maths and unit 5-Mechanical principles and/or unit 6-Electrical/electronic and a minimum MM on the National overall grade and MMM in the Extended Diploma)
  • 3 A Levels at grade C or above, to include Maths and at least one Science subject
  • Study units on an HNC or equivalent international programme

If you haven't got English & Maths A Levels, you'll need to demonstrate Level 2 standard in an initial assessment.

Finish this course and you'll be able to choose from a range of Level 5 engineering qualifications at HND and degree-level.

You could alternatively head into employment or do an advanced apprenticeship.

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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.