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General Engineering (Yr 1 of 2) (Level 4 Higher National Certificate)

Pearson BTEC
Engineering

Course Overview

BTECs are work-related qualifications for students taking their first steps into employment, or for those already in employment and seeking career development opportunities. BTECs provide progression into the workplace either directly or via study at university and are also designed to meet employers’ needs. The Level 4 Higher National Certificate is a combination of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Principles and Engineering Design, and incorporates Mathematical skills and Engineering Science. The course allows for a wide range of practical activities and opportunities for team working, incorporating a range of computer based IT Engineering Applications where students have access to industry-standard Design, Simulation and Control software packages.
  • Start Date
    16 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

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  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate General Engineering (Yr 1 of 2)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 16/09/2024
    Fees:
    Part time per annum fee to be confirmed

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Science
  • Engineering Maths
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • CAD
  • CAM
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • PLCs
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

32 UCAS points at GCE A level with at least one pass in a related discipline plus C or above in GCSE Mathematics (or equivalent) OR a BTEC level 3 qualification in an Engineering discipline OR Mature students with alternative qualifications will be considered for admission.

ROI Requirements

32 UCAS points with at least one Higher Pass in a related discipline plus OLC (Grade O5 or above) in Mathematics (or equivalent) OR a BTEC level 3 qualification in an Engineering discipline OR Mature students with alternative qualifications will be considered for admission.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Interview Required

Work Placement

n/a

What's Next?

Further Study

There is now a greater emphasis on employer engagement and work readiness. The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Engineering are designed to reflect this increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5. These qualifications provide students with a clear pathway to gain the further learning required at Level 6 to achieve Incorporated Engineer (IEng) registration or to the final stages of a degree.

Career Prospects

BTECs are work-related qualifications for students taking their first steps into employment, or for those already in employment and seeking career development opportunities. BTECs provide progression into the workplace either directly or via study at university and are also designed to meet employers’ needs. Therefore, Pearson BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education as the principal vocational qualification at Levels 4

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