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Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Course Level: 

Level 4

Job opportunities after this course: 

The qualification provides career development opportunities for those already in work, and progression opportunities onto a Higher National Diploma (HND) or direct entry to an Engineering Degree Programme.

Overview of the course: 

This qualification is aimed at students who intend to follow an Advanced Apprenticeship programme or who are considering a career in engineering that offers the chance to be part of a discipline that revolutionises the world we live in. The BTEC Engineering HNC qualification is designed to provide highly specialist, work-related qualifications in engineering. They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment or university.

Entry requirements: 

Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma with Merit in Maths and Mechanical Principles or 2 A level Passes in Maths and Physics.







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Mechanical Principles

How is the course assessed?: 

You will be assessed through a series of open book classroom exams and assignment home works.

Further study options after this course: 

The qualifications provide career development opportunities for those already in work, and further progression opportunities onto higher education, degree and professional development programmes within the same or related areas of study, within universities and other institutions.

Length of the course: 

You will be assessed through a series of closed and open book classroom exams, assignment home works and a Final Year Project (FYP).


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When does the course start: 

September 2017

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