Higher National Certificate (HNC) General Engineering

Start Date

Mon Sep 20 2021

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. 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
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