HND Mechanical Engineering

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Crosskeys Campus



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Start Date

Start Date
06 September 2024

Start Time

Start Time

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In a nutshell

Our Mechanical Engineering HND Level 5 is delivered in collaboration with University of South Wales (USW) and you will graduate from University of South Wales after successful completion of this course.

The course provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector. Nationally recognised by employers, the course also allows for further study at degree level and beyond.

This course is for...

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

...good problem solvers

...those who would like to achieve chartered engineer status

...students who would like to become a well qualified Mechanical Engineer or take their next step in this industry

...those looking to further their skills and expertise in Mechanical Engineering

Course content

As this course is delivered in collaboraion with USW, you will have access to all university facilities such as libraries, gyms, etc and you will be taught according to USW standards by lecturers who have PhDs or Masters in the subjects; However, you will pay much less and you can stay close to where you live or work.

Our Mechanical Engineering HND Level 5 was designed in consultation with industry; is intended to link to local industry as much as possible, both in its content and in the mode of attendance (one day per week).

Its aim is to produce a highly qualified and knowledgeable engineer who can meet the requirements of industry. This is a specialist vocational programme with a strong work related emphasis.

There is a mixture of theory and practical sessions on this course. You will study units including:

Year 1

  • Thermofluids 2
  • Sustainable Engineering Design
  • Fundamentals of Business Engineering and Management

Year 2

  • Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Mechanical Science 2
  • Production Processes

Entry Requirements

We consider each applicant on an individual
basis, and you may receive an offer based
on qualifications and personal profile, but
normally you would need at least one of the

HNC Mechanical Engineering or equivalent level
4 qualification
DD at A level
DE degrees at A level, and a C grade in the
Welsh Baccalaureate
Access to Higher Education where you have
obtained a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

In addition to: Passes in three GCSE subjects
at grade C or above, including Mathematics
and English Language (or equivalent).

Additional information

You will also develop essential employability skills such as self-management, team-working, business customer awareness, problem-solving, communication, numeracy, a positive attitude to work.

You will need to supply your own stationery e.g. folders, subject dividers, pens, pencils, rule and scientific calculator.

Where can I study HND Mechanical Engineering?

Crosskeys Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 06 September 2024

After booking your course you have 14 days to change your mind and request a full refund. You can still request a refund after this date, but this will only be given if you meet the criteria from the college fee policy.

If your chosen course starts within 14 days of you booking your place, then the 14 day refund policy does not apply and any refund will be subject to the college fee policy.

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