Level Four BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering (General Engineering)

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What is the course about?

If you want a rewarding technical career within engineering profession, this course will give you a qualification recognised by the Engineering Council Engineering towards its Technician Standard (EngTech).

This course is very highly regarded in engineering and manufacturing sectors and is suitable for people with a varied achievement profile such as those with significant work experience and those with level three qualifications related to the work sector. It will give you the skills needed for technical and managerial posts within your chosen engineering field, while providing you the opportunity to progress to your degree in the subject. 

You will be given real life scenarios, case studies, experiments and problem-solving activities all related to the industry and specialist subject you are studying, to continue to deepen your ecology of real working life in the industry.

You will be strongly encouraged to develop reflexive practice in your studies and employment during the programme to continue your development in lifelong learning. A key element of the programme is the partial requirements of home study. You will have access to your module tutors 24 \ 7 via virtual learning platforms to enable you to be strongly supported and developed in, and outside of sessions.

What will be studied?

Mandatory units:

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

Optional units include:

  • Engineering Management
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Mechanical Principles

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1 Year, Full-time, 2 Years, Part-time




Full-time, Part-time

Start Date

September 2022