HIGHER EDUCATION:   LEVEL 5
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND)
IN GENERAL ENGINEERING

 

 FORTHCOMING COURSE DATES:

We are now taking registrations for October 2021. 

 OVERVIEW

The Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) is a two year part-time course that allows candidates to further enhance their career choices and opportunities in supervision and management in the engineering sector. Candidates are likely to have progressed from the HNC in General Engineering and already be working within the industry.

The HND course offers a vocational based level 5 programme of study incorporating a balanced programme of engineering principles, design and applications within manufacturing, electrical and mechanical fields. Completing this course will allow you to progress your career or progress to Level 6 engineering degree courses studied at University.

 

 COURSE CONTENT

Mandatory Units
Lean Manufacturing
Professional Engineering Management
Further Mathematics
Research Project

Specialist Units
Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Two further specialist units are to be confirmed to meet local needs

 

 COURSE DURATION

Two years - Attendance Part Time

The course is delivered via face to face classes at our Southampton facility in Millbrook and remote online learning will take place where necessary. All learners will have access to their subject tutors.

 

 TOTAL QUALIFICATION TIME

1,200 hours (inc 480 Guided Learning Hours). Independent study will be required. 

 

 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A* to C grade and/or 9 to 5 in GCSE Maths (or equivalent) is strongly recommended.
A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Engineering (Merit or Distinction).
Successful completion of a Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Engineering (inc at least 3 merit grades, equal to 120 credits, of which one should be mathematics).
A/AS Level in Maths and a Science to include Physics (grade A* to C).
Mature students who have relevant industrial experience that relates to the programme structure.

 

 BOOKS REQUIRED

Higher Nationals in Engineering Core textbook: Vol 1, Publisher: Pearson ISBN 9781787260665
Higher Nationals in Engineering Core textbook: Vol 2, Publisher: Pearson ISBN 9781787260689

 

 YEARLY FEE

£3,000+vat per person per annum 

 

 VENUE
SETA, Millbrook, Southampton

 

Download the HND Level 5 General Engineering Course Information PDF here

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