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HNC Engineering

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time
Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
20 September 2021

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You would usually need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit

  • DD at A Level

  • DE grades at A Level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate

  • Access to HE where you have achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

Plus: GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include maths and English Language (or equivalent). Mature students with relevant industry experience who do not meet the academic qualifications will be considered individually via interview.

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 and is nationally recognised by employers.

This course is for you if...

…you want a career in engineering

…you prefer vocational, hands-on courses

…you’re numerate, creative and self-motivated

What will I be doing?

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

  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project

  • Industrial Robots

  • Digital Principles

  • Industry 4.0

  • Computer Aided Design for Engineering

You will learn through a mixture of lectures, tutorials and practical sessions and will be assessed via coursework and examination.

What is expected of me?

You would usually need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit

  • DD at A Level

  • DE grades at A Level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate

  • Access to HE where you have achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

Plus: GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include maths and English Language (or equivalent). Mature students with relevant industry experience who do not meet the academic qualifications will be considered individually via interview.

What comes next?

After successfully completing this course you could move on to employment in aeronautical, automotive or composites and related fields of engineering. You could also progress to further study with either the HND or engineering degrees.

Where can I study HNC Engineering?

EFHC0007AA
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 20 September 2021

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

Contact our Student Recruitment team

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

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