MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
ABOUT THE COURSE
This qualification is designed to refine skills and is ideal for aspiring Engineers seeking a professional career status and offers progression to a variety of careers in research and development, design, management, teaching, technical sales or the armed forces.
Our Higher National offer has been developed in conjunction with local employers to meet the needs of the local workforce.
The course will be internally assessed through a programme of assignments, projects, case studies and practical activities.
The course consists of 6 core units common to all Engineering BTEC programmes, four subject specific mandatory units and five additional units chosen from a range.
Mandatory Units: Engineering Design // Engineering Maths // Engineering Science // Managing a Professional Project // Research Project // Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set) // Electrical and Electronic Principles // Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage // Further Mathematics // Industrial Systems
Current offer of optional Units: (five required)
Mechatronics // Analogue Electronic Systems // Further Electrical, Electronic & Digital Principles // Further Control Systems in Engineering // Materials, Properties and Testing // Instrumentation and Control // Electronic Circuit and Devices // Virtual Engineering // Digital Principles // Electrical Systems and Fault Finding // Electro, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Systems // Mechanical Principles // Commercial Programming Software // Embedded Systems
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
An Engineering Higher National Diploma can lead to further study at Degree level to further progression in the engineering sector.