HNC Mechanical Engineering
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
The course provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector.
You will study units including:
- Engineering Design
- Engineering Maths
- Engineering Science
- Mechanical Principles
- 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.
Learners will be assessed via mainly coursework and few examinations.
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.
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.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team