If you have always had an interest in making things, combined with the creativity to solve technical problems, then this full-time course can help you towards becoming an engineer to meet requirements for an all-round programme of study.
This programme is designed to give you the flexibility and technical capability to be one of the engineers of the future, by exploring the integrated nature of engineering in general. This includes design, manufacture, maintenance, mechanical and electronic and electrical engineering.
You could apply this knowledge across a huge range of industries, from food to plastics or pharmaceuticals. You could also work in utilities or even the armed forces.
With this course you will gain skills and knowledge across a range of core and more specialist units. The course will suit you if you’ve completed relevant studies at an advanced level (A Level or equivalent) or have relevant industry experience and want to pursue a career in engineering.
The course contains significant project-based learning including laboratory investigations, design work, projects, case studies and tutorials.
- Engineering design
- Engineering maths
- Engineering science
- Managing an engineering project
- Electrical systems and fault finding
- Operations and plant management
- Mechanical principles
- Automation, robotics and PLC
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Start: 29th September 2020
Fees / reductions:
Tuition fee: £3,375
The tuition fee is per year.
Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.
Course code: C000170 / Q001056
Pearson HNC in General Engineering
You’ll need a minimum of 32 UCAS points from:
Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff.
We would expect students to be working at (or to demonstrate competency at) Level 2 or above in English/literacy and maths/numeracy.
Mature applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications are welcome to apply.
Assessment is through assignments.
The HNC/D qualification is widely recognised in its own right and provides students with the skills required for employment in a broad range of industries with either a managerial or technical bias. After successfully completing the HNC you could also top-up your qualification to an HND.
Examples of career areas include: research and development, design, technical sales, and production.
Nottingham College has the highest student satisfaction rates of colleges in the East Midlands- 2018/19 National Student Survey
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