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Engineering BTEC HNC/HND

L4
L5
HE

Why study this course?

The course is designed to support industry by providing highly
skilled and motivated individuals that have the opportunity to
progress into a broad range of engineering careers.
Delivered at our modern campus at Corby, our resources include
advanced engineering workshops, for both electronic and
mechanical engineering, fully equipped computer suites for 3D
modelling activities and 3D Printers which are suitable for a variety
of applications from prototypes to customized tools.

Tresham College provides you with training that meets the current
needs of the engineering sector. We have strong and well-established
links with many companies, and our tutors have a vast wealth of
experience in the Electronic and Manufacturing Engineering sector.

What will I study?

During this course you will study mandatory units in engineering
design, engineering maths, engineering science and managing a
project. A further four optional units will also be studied, which due
to the flexible nature of this course, can be selected to meet the
needs of students and employers; units may include robotics and
programmable logic controllers, thermodynamics, mechatronics,
materials properties and testing and mechanical principles.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

After successful completion of the HNC, you can apply to progress on
to the HND. Upon completion of the HND, you may wish to complete
a top-up year to convert these qualifications into a full BSc Degree in
Engineering at Bedford College or other universities.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed in a number of ways to ensure it challenges
you to develop your skill set across various platforms. Methods
include reports, assignments, presentations, application of theory,
scenario based discussions and papers and case studies. You will
also be assessed by the submission of project work, which can be
based on your current job role, enabling you to apply theory to
your current working environment.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Part time applications can be made directly to Tresham College.

Please note that all students who wish to apply for this course who are non-native English speakers, or have not studied the final two years of school/college in English, must demonstrate capability in English to a standard commensurate to:
-IELTS 5.5, with a minimum of 5.0 being awarded on individual sections
-PTE Academic score of 42 to 49.
Please contact us for further information.