HNC Manufacturing Engineering

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2019
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Attendance
    Part Time
  • Awarding Body
    Pearson
  • Cost
    TBC
  • Centre Location
    Bridgwater
  • Course Description

    This part-time, one day per week course is designed for those looking to develop a career in manufacturing engineering, with the emphasis on applying engineering principles to practical situations such as CAD/CAM and production lines. Studying in new, state of the art engineering facilities, with industry-standard equipment. The units studied are less challenging in the terms advanced mathematics than other HNCs on offer, and offers a broad understanding of key principles in production and manufacturing.

    The course is designed to provide the knowledge and understanding of how advanced and innovative engineering underpins the manufacturing industry. This course can also form the academic part of a Higher Apprenticeship.

    Example modules could include:

    • Engineering Design
    • Engineering Maths
    • Engineering Science
    • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
    • Production Engineering for Manufacture
    • Quality and Process Improvement
    • Machining and Processing of Engineering Materials
    • Computer Aided Design and Manufacture
  • Teaching and Assessment

    Assessment will be via assignments. Continuous assessment of your performance will be carried out by means of assignments and may include laboratory work, investigations, projects, practical exercises and integrative assignments that link various subject areas.

  • Career Progression

    You could choose to progress onto an HND course or study a Degree course at a university of your choice. Alternatively, you could progress to employment. Graduates find roles within industries such as manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, energy and water.

  • Entry Requirements

    You will require a full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject and at least four GCSEs at grades A* - C or Grade 4 including Maths and English or a Level 2 equivalent. Mature applicants with relevant experience who do not have the stated entry requirements are encouraged to apply.