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Start date: 01/09/2018 - SGS Stroud
End date: 31/07/2020
Duration: 2 Years - Full Time
Course length: 2 years - Full Time
Qualifications: HNC
Code: Institution Code: S55
Cost: £6000 per year

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Gloucestershire
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HNC Mechanical Engineering

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Summary:

This course aims to produce high quality successful candidates with intermediate level skills, who are able to work with confidence at a technician level within the engineering industry. The course will prepare successful candidates, for careers in the field of mechanical engineering and design engineering, through the provision of industry related skills and knowledge which meet the requirements for the Technical Certificate element of the national Higher Apprenticeship framework.

It will provide successful candidates with the ability to apply the underlying concepts and principles of engineering to work situations and with creative thinking, develop innovative solutions to problems as the next generation of mechanical engineers. The course will also equip successful candidates with the essential communication and critical evaluation skills to prepare them for progression.

What will I study?

You will study 9 modules over the 2 years, they include the following:-

  • Analytical methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering
  • Dynamics of Machines
  • Advanced Computer-aided Design Techniques
  • Mechanical Principles and Applications
  • Further Mathematics for Technicians
  • Further Mechanical Principles and Applications

What do I need to join?

Students must be aged 18 and above with a relevant level 3 qualification. Students will be expected to have a GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English. Mature students with relevant experience will be considered on individual merit.

What can I do next?

Successful students can progress onto a HND and then top up to a BSc (Hons) Degree or complete further professional qualifications.

Dates & Costs

HNC Mechanical Engineering

Start date: 01/09/2018
End date: 31/07/2020
Duration: 2 Years - Full Time
Course length: 2 years - Full Time
Time(s): 9am - 4.40pm
Qualifications: HNC
Code: Institution Code: S55

Cost: £6000 per year



Start End Time Campus
01/09/2018 31/07/2020 9am - 4.40pm SGS Stroud