Course ID: 163792
Course Year: 21/22
The purpose of the BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering is to help you develop as a professional, self-reflecting individual who is able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications also aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.
Specific units for the Electrical/Electronic programme are as follows:
Mandatory Core Units:
Mandatory Specialist Units:
Skills and Knowledge Developed:
You'll need both good qualifications and employability skills to enhance their career prospects and personal development. Throughout the programme, the course embeds the development of key skills, attributes and strengths required by twenty-first century employers.
Where employability skills are referred to, this generally means skills in three main categories:
You can also benefit from opportunities for deeper learning, where you are able to make connections between units and select areas of interest for detailed study. In this way, the Higher National qualification in Engineering provides a vocational context in which students can develop the knowledge and academic study skills required for particular degree courses and progression to university, including:
The programme handbook for this course is available to applicants online:
The City of Liverpool 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.
The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.The Academy Bakery
Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.The Academy Salons
Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.The Academy Restaurant
When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.
The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.
• BTEC Level 3 qualification in Engineering
• A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent)
• Other related Level 3 qualifications
• An Access to HE Certificate awarded by an approved further
• Related work experience
• An international equivalent of the above
Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.
If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email email@example.com or call 0151 252 3607.
This course is only available to learners aged 18 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer, but you may qualify for a student loan through Student Finance England towards the cost of your course and living costs. Find out more at https://www.gov.uk/student-finance, or contact our HE team at HEoffice@liv-coll.ac.uk.
Fee for21/22 is 7283.00
In future years we anticipate increasing this fee in line with the annual inflation level (capped at RPI All Items Excluding Mortgage Interest (RPIX)).