HNC in Mechanical and Manufacturing EngineeringHigher Apprenticeship • Level 6
About the course
Mechanical Engineering is concerned with design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of just about anything that has moveable parts. The HNC Mechanical Engineering is a well-established national qualification that places academic theory within a practical context. The course is suitable if you are already employed in the engineering industry and wish to enhance your career prospects as well as if you are seeking a change of career. Higher National Certificates are a well-respected industry qualification for engineering students. Employers value the practical as well as theoretical skills that you gain on the programme. This course is ideal for candidates who has aspirations to progress within an engineering company and take on a more technical role. The standard part time tuition fee rate for 2020/21 for Home and EU students is £4000 per year (£8000 in total). Please note if the course fees for 2020 entry are being paid for by your existing employer there may be an opportunity to get them discounted . Please enquire for more information.
Type of LearningApprenticeship
Study ModePart Time
Location ByBurnley College
Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points. We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. A Level Normally a student will have a least one A Level pass in either Mathematics or Physics, with supporting passes at GCSE Grades A* to C in an appropriate Science or Technology subjects. Mathematics must have been passed at GCSE. An additional Science or Technology subject must have been studied at 'A' Level. BTEC BTEC Diploma / Extended Diploma in an Engineering discipline with at least a full Merit profile - including merit in Maths Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.
Analytical Methods Engineering Science Manufacturing Processes CAD/CAM Mechanical Principles Engineering Design Project Advanced Materials There will be an element of distance learning for some modules, where students will be required to work from home and ensure that they are making progress outside of the teaching sessions.
Assessment is by a series of assignments during the course and in some units there is an additional end examination