Higher National Certificate (HNC) General Engineering

Start Date

Tue Sep 08 2020

Day / Time

Fridays 8am - 4pm


2 years



Higher National Certificate (HNC) General Engineering

This course is designed for Level 3 apprentices in engineering who would like to pursue a career as an engineering technician. The course was developed in collaboration with employers to meet their skills demands. You will develop your skills and knowledge in a broad range of areas covering modules in engineering science, mechanical principles and manufacturing processes in a practical environment. You’ll be based in our Skills Academy for Sustainable Manufacturing and Innovation campus. This day release course is run over two years on a Friday from 8am to 4pm.

Year 1:
The course covers a range of subjects relating to engineering with emphasis on workplace application.
• Engineering mathematics                                                 
• Engineering science
• Mechanical principles
• Managing a professional engineering project

Year 2: 
• Engineering design
• CAD for maintenance engineers
• Electrical and electronic principles
• Engineering management

What about after the course?
  • Chemical scientists
  • Civil engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electronics engineers
  • Design and development engineers
  • Production and process engineers
  • Engineering professionals n.e.c.
  • Quality control and planning engineers
  • Engineering technicians
  • Building and civil engineering technicians
  • Science, engineering and production technicians n.e.c.
  • TV, video and audio engineers
you could
Entry level