HNC Mechanical Engineering

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
04 September 2023

Day(s)
Day(s)
Wednesday
Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
16:00

In a nutshell

This is a specialist vocational programme with a strong work-related emphasis. The course provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector, nationally recognised by employers.

This course is for...

… those who want a career in Engineering, Design, Manufacturing or Maintenance

… students who are interested in the design and manufacturing of heat engines, electro pnuematic & hydraulic systems, jet engines, vehicles, rockets and airplanes

… students who prefer vocational, hands-on courses

… numerate, creative and self-motivated individuals

Course content

The course provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector.

You will study units including:

Year 1

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Mechanical Principles

Year 2

  • Managing a Professional Eng. Project
  • Materials, Properties & Testing
  • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines
  • Electro, Pnuematic & Hydraulic Systems

You will learn through a mixture of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions.

Assessment

Learners will be assessed via mainly coursework and few examinations.

Entry Requirements

To enter this course, you'll need the Level 1 Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Motorcycle).

However, we consider each applicant on an individual basis and you can receive an offer based on qualifications, experience and personal profile.

Additional information

Upon completion, you can progress onto a Level 5 HND in Mechanical Engineering or the first/second year of a university degree programme.

Alternatively, you can go into technician engineering positions.

You will attend college eight hours per week, 30 weeks per year.

Where can I study HNC Mechanical Engineering?

CPHC0029AC
Crosskeys Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 04 September 2023

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team