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HNC/HND in Mechnical Engineering (UCREG002#)

Part Time
Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampus 
HNC Mechanical Engineering P\T Y106/09/202123/06/2023University Centre RotherhamAvailable for applications
HND Mechanical Engineering06/09/202124/06/2022University Centre RotherhamAvailable for applications
Course Overview
These courses are designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of engineering technologies used by businesses both nationally and globally.

By studying the theory behind these technologies, you will develop the knowledge of how mechanical engineering systems feature in everyday life.

These courses also provide advanced technical knowledge through mechanical engineering principles, concepts and theory.

You will study higher-level technical vocational mechanical engineering skills to prepare you for a range of related occupations. The HNC course is offered on a part-time basis over 3 semesters (18 months) and can be topped up to an HND qualification with further study.

Modules Covered
Level 4 HNC
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Materials Properties and Testing
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat
  • Machining and Processing of Engineering Materials
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Engineering Design
Level 5 HND
  • Further Maths
  • Advanced Mechanical Principles
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Professional Engineering Project
  • Virtual Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Research Project

Why study with us?
We continually invest in modern, state-of-the-art equipment including new material labs, mechatronics and PLC facilities.

With industry-experienced tutors, the BTEC HNC and HND in Mechanical Engineering are designed to equip you with the skill set desired by employers within the mechanical engineering industry and provide you with new opportunities for career development, an improved salary and increased job satisfaction.

Entry requirements
Level 4 HNC entry requirements:
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
Level 5 HND entry requirements:
  • 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 matrix.

How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the page.

Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of this course you could go into employment as a Mechanical Engineer, another engineering-related occupation or progress onto an engineering degree.

Completing these higher level courses will also enhance your career opportunities and help meet aspirations for career progression to supervisor or managerial level roles.

Please Note
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 2021/22. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.