These courses are designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of
engineering technologies used by businesses nationally and globally.
studying the theory behind these technologies, you will develop knowledge of how
engineering systems feature in everyday life.
These courses provide
advanced technical knowledge through general engineering principles, concepts
You will study higher-level technical vocational engineering
skills to prepare you for a range of related occupations. The Higher National
Certificate (HNC) course is offered on a part-time basis over 3 semesters (18
months) and can be topped up to a Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification
with further study.
- Engineering Maths
- Engineering Science
- Properties and Testing
- Mechanical Principles
- Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat
- Machining and Processing of Engineering Materials
- Managing a Professional Engineering Project
- Engineering Design
- Further Maths
- Advanced Mechanical Principles
- Professional Engineering Project
- Virtual Engineering
- Further PLC’s
Why study with us?
We continually invest in new equipment and facilities, including
mechatronics, Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) facilities, and metallurgy and
With industry-experienced tutors, the BTEC HNC and
HND in General Engineering courses are designed to equip you with the skills set
desired by employers within the engineering industry and provide you with new
opportunities for career development, an improved salary and increased job
Level 4 HNC entry requirements:
Level 5 HND entry requirements:
- A relevant Level 3 qualification
- The HND is an 18-month top-up from the HNC Mechanical Engineering. The
units gained on your HNC must be transferable to suit the HND
How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Next
Step button at the top of the page.
Upon successful completion of these courses you could go into employment
as an Engineer, another engineering-related occupation or progress onto an
These courses will also enhance your career
opportunities and help meet aspirations for career progression to supervisor or
managerial level roles.
University Centre Rotherham (UCR)
This course is partially delivered at the new University Centre Rotherham
(UCR) and Rotherham College Town Centre Campus to provide you the best workshops
for the practical elements of your course. Click here to visit the
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course
directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering
in 2019-20 and 2020-21. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if