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BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering

North Lindsey College

Kingsway, Scunthorpe, DN17 1AJ

This course is delivered at North Lindsey College

Email: info@northlindsey.ac.uk

Telephone: 01724 294 030

Fax: 01724 294 020

Website: www.northlindsey.ac.uk

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The Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering covers the fundamental concepts, principles and theories of engineering, analysis and design, practical and technical skills, and transferable business skills relevant to engineering. This programme is flexibly structured and provides a practical and academic challenge within the framework of current industrial practices in engineering.

Normally studied over a 2 year period (part time), these programmes can also be studied over 3 years (part time). This model enables students to grasp the scientific and mathematical aspects of the programme in the first year.

What will you be learning?

Mechanical Engineering

Year 1:

€ Engineering Maths
€ Engineering Science
€ Engineering Design
€ Mechanical Principles
€ Automation, Robotics and PLCs

Year 2:

€ Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set)
€ Advanced Mechanical Principles
€ Lean Manufacturing
€ Materials, Properties and Testing
€ Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines


Start Date: 23/09/2019 00:00

Duration: 1 year ()

How is it delivered? A variety of forms of coursework assessment are employed on the programme. These include written descriptive and numerical assignments, short tests, laboratory and workshop appraisals, personal projects, group work, self- and peer-assessment, portfolio preparation and case studies.

Availability: 2019-2020

Who can do it?

Age Range: 19+

What will you be working towards?

Skills Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies

Awarding Body: EDEXCEL


Level: Level 4

Entry Requirements: You will normally be required to have achieved the BTEC National Certificate or Diploma or A Level or NVQ/VRQ level 3 qualification in
a relevant subject area. If you hold significant practical experience or craft qualifications but not the usual level 3 entry requirement, your
application would also be considered.

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Course Contact: Info@northlindsey.ac.uk

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Progression: For the majority of students, the HNC is the qualification most appropriate to immediate needs. You could, however, progress into a
HND Engineering programme at the University Centre. This could then enable you to consider progression to a degree programme at a university.

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