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HND Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship)

Pearson BTEC

Course Overview

This programme enables employees to undertake a BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering . The programme is delivered part time day release over three years and the full HND programme includes 16 units. Years one and two both include one full day/evening of classes (5 units per year) while year three includes one full day/evening plus one additional evening (to cover 6 units) . This programme will develop critical thinking and problem solving skills and incorporates a range of IT applications, industry standard software and simulation packages. Assessment is 100% coursework.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    3 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship HND Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Digital Principles
  • Engineering Design
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Electronic Circuits and Devices
  • Programmable Logic Controllers, embedded system
  • Industrial Power Electronics and Storage
  • Further Maths
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

56 UCAS points; Applicants must have Level 3 passes in at least one of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology (or equivalent), and a minimum Grade C/4 in GCSE Mathematics and English (or equivalent).OR Relevant Access course with an overall mark of at least 41%, including passes in Mathematics and a Science subject.

ROI Requirements

Irish leaving cert- 56 UCAS Points; Applicants must have at least one of Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Engineering, Science or Technology at H5 Higher level and 4 OLCs (Grade O4 or above) Maths and English at Grade H6 or above (Higher Level) or Grade O4 or above (Ordinary Level) if not sitting at Higher Level.

Work Placement

You will need to be in employment or about to take up employment in a company relevant to your chosen profession.

What's Next?

Further Study

If pathways to HLA level 6 - 7 studies exist then participants may wish to consider continuing their progression as a Higher Level Apprentice. Successful completion of the Higher National Diploma with appropriate grades can enable progression to Year 2 BEng (Hons) degree pathway of related degree at Ulster University or similar degrees at other universities.


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