Level Four BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering

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What is the course about?

This course offers a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development, alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. It provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector and  its national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.

This qualification is designed to meet the growing demand for engineers in industry at level four, to equip with them with modern skills sets, and to give them work-related and technical knowledge that encompass the general engineering functions of design, manufacture and maintenance.

During your studies, you will gain a specific understanding of engineering principles, including developing transferable communication and employability skills. You will be expected to interpret and critically analyse Information and use the information to solve real work-based engineering problems.

What will be studied?

Mandatory units:

  • Engineering design
  • Engineering maths
  • Engineering science
  • Managing a professional engineering project

Optional units include:

  • Engineering Management
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Mechanical Workshop Practices
  • Mechanical Principles

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18 months, full-time





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