Level 4 BTEC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering (HNC)

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The HNC day release course is designed to cater for experienced technicians who are in full time employment and wish to progress to Technician Engineer status.

The Higher National Certificate is administered through the Faculty of Technology and is designed to help students who wish to enter the industry as technician engineers with design, managerial or development responsibilities. The HNC is a 2 year, Level 4 part time course. Academic standards are high, and the commitment of staff and students ensures highly motivated and competent graduates, well equipped to succeed in the Engineering industry.

Year 1 units:
- Mechatronic systems
- Engineering design
- Electrical / electronic principles (…

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The HNC day release course is designed to cater for experienced technicians who are in full time employment and wish to progress to Technician Engineer status.

The Higher National Certificate is administered through the Faculty of Technology and is designed to help students who wish to enter the industry as technician engineers with design, managerial or development responsibilities. The HNC is a 2 year, Level 4 part time course. Academic standards are high, and the commitment of staff and students ensures highly motivated and competent graduates, well equipped to succeed in the Engineering industry.

Year 1 units:
- Mechatronic systems
- Engineering design
- Electrical / electronic principles (Electrical / electronic route only)
- Mechanical principles (Mechanical route only)
- Health and safety

Year 2 units:
- Analytical methods
- Engineering science
- Project design, implementation and evaluation
- Application of hydraulics and pneumatics

BTEC courses are practically based and the College of West Anglia technology department facilities include PLC, PIC, robotics, hydraulic, pneumatic, tensile testing and strain gauge equipment plus Solidworks, Autocad, Multisim, GX developer and PCB software.

This is a part-time course, course attendance is on Wednesdays between 8.45am and 8.00pm.

Entry Requirements:

Interview required

- All applicants must have GCSE English at grade C or above or equivalent.
- National Certificate in Engineering (minimum grade of merit)
- National Diploma (minimum grade of merit,merit,merit) or AS-Levels in Maths or Science at grade C or above

This course is open to applicants of all ages provided they meet the entry requirements, or can prove that they have a similar level of interest/experience in the engineering field. Applications with equivalent qualifications or relevant experience will be considered and their suitability assessed during interview.

Other entry requirements and/or experience will be considered during a college interview.

Assessment:

Each module is assessed independently over the 2 years, by a combination of practical assignments and a written examination based on Edexcel guidelines.

Progression from this course:

Students may progress onto engineering degree courses.

Locations:

King's Lynn Campus - PE30 2QW, Isle Campus - PE13 2JE

Duration:

2 Years

Start times:

September 2013

How to Apply:

For full time courses please apply via UCAS. For part time courses you will need to apply online using the part time higher education application form.

Course Costs:

Tuition fees for 2013-14 are as follows: Full-time - £6500; Part-time - pro rata (usually 50% of full-time fee).

Additional Information:

For more information, contact student services: King's Lynn - 01553 761144 Isle - 01945 582561; Cambridge - 01223 860701

Please note: Students are expected to purchase key texts where these are set out in module guides or unit specifications. Anglia Ruskin University have an extensive digital library that provides on and off-campus access to databases, e-journals and e-books which you will be able to access.

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