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Mechanical Engineering, Higher National

Certificate (HNC)

The HNC in Mechanical Engineering provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the manufacturing engineering sector and also offers particular specialist emphasis through the choice of specialist units such as: engineering science, analytical methods for engineering, project design implementation and evaluation, manufacturing process, mechanical principles, application of machine tools, computer aided machining.

• Provide preparation for a range of technical and management careers in engineering

• Provide specialised studies which are directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students are currently working or in which they intend to seek employment

• Enable students to make an immediate contribution in employment

• Provide flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for progression to graduate and postgraduate studies

• Develop the range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes which are essential for successful performance in working life.

Special Features: The college has up-to-date equipment and software to complement or prepare students for work in engineering industries. Released students are encouraged to complete a work based project.

Where appropriate, the teaching is practically based.

Teaching Methods: The teaching and learning strategies used to promote these skills are developed through the programme outlined above.

Analysis and problem solving skills are developed through coursework and laboratory/workshop activities.

Practical, research and design skills are developed through coursework, assignments and laboratory/workshop activities.

Assessment Methods: The assessment of this is through the practical activities, activity write-ups, coursework reports and project reports and presentations.

Please note: this course will only run when it has a sufficient number of applicants.

A key progression path for BTEC HNC learners is to and HND or a degree programme, depending on the match of the BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

What the course leads to

A key progression path for BTEC HNC learners is to and HND or a degree programme, depending on the match of the BTEC Higher National units to the degree programme in question.

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Vauxhall Road
L3 6BN

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