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HND Mechanical Engineering

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day

Crosskeys Campus



Start Date

Start Date
07 September 2021



Start Time

Start Time

End Time

End Time

In a nutshell

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.

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.

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... would like to become a well qualified Mechanical Engineer or take your next step in this industry want to further your skills ad expertise in Mechanical Engineering are a good problem solver

Course content

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

Year 1

  • Mechanical Science 2
  • Production Processes
  • Fundamentals of Business Engineering and Management

Year 2

  • Sustainable Engineering Design
  • Instrumentation and Control Systems
  • Project

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).

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: 07 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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