Course Information

Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC Engineering

Pearson
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Monday
Time: 13:00–21:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 32
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 224
Fee: £630.00
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Alastair.Booth@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 14 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 20
Total Hours: 600
Fee: £2600.00
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Alastair.Booth@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 17 September 2020
Day: Thursday
Time: 09:00–20:00
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 11
Total Hours: 330
Fee: £980.00
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Alastair.Booth@swc.ac.uk

Description

This course has been designed to meet the specific needs of the local engineering industry by providing a range of higher level technical skills such as mechanical design, manufacture, maintenance, technical services, procurement and management. The course is aimed at those working in the engineering industry and seeking an academic progression route whilst continuing to work. It is also designed for persons who want to formalise the skills already acquired in the industry or those wishing to re-skill. In addition to this the course is also aimed at full time students completing A-Levels or BTEC National Diplomas who wish to continue their academic career in Engineering. This course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development.

Additional Information

The model is designed to make the course more suitable for candidates in full-time employment, and for their respective employers. Course delivery is part-time, and will include practical and written assessments over a wide range of engineering disciplines. The course provides a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment, and opportunities to progress into higher education.

Terms & Conditions

Students are required to:

  • Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
  • Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • Core Modules

    The programme is available for study on a part time basis, and classes can be timetabled to enable employed Learners to attend on a day release basis.

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Engineering Science
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering
  • Business Management Techniques for Engineers
  • Engineering Design
  • Materials Engineering
  • Applications of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Strengths of Materials
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Computer-aided Design and Manufacture
  • Quality and Business Improvement
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Employability Skills
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Research Project
  • Work-based Experience
  • Quality Assurance and Management
  • Industrial Robot Technology
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Management of Projects
  • Managing People in Engineering
  • Knowledge-based Systems and Techniques
  • Energy Management
  • Mechatronic Systems
  • Mathematics for Technicians
  • Computer Programming Techniques
  • Composite Materials in Engineering
  • Microprocessor Interfacing and Control
  • Assessment Method

    Assessment will be carried out by the use of coursework assignments and practical projects.

    Progression Opportunities

    Completion of this HNC/HND will facilitate progression to higher level roles within the candidate’s own place of work. / Progression to BEng qualifications at University, with opportunity for Stage/Level 2 entry.

    Entry Requirements

    5 GCSEs grade C or above, or equivalent to include English and Mathematics. Level 3 Qualification:

  • BTEC Diploma/Extended Diploma, A Levels or equivalent, minimum 48 UCAS points or equivalent.
  • Relevant subjects – science/ technology.
  • APEL for mature students.