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Qualification:
BTEC HND Diploma in Manufacturing Engine 
Starts:
2018/2019  
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Engineering 
Course Code:
CDHME1B 
 
Entry Requirements
  • BTEC Level 4 in Manufacturing Engineering to include the following units: Analytical Maths & Engineering Science
  • Industrial experience in a relevant manufacturing engineering
All applicants who are non-native English speakers or who have not studied the final two years of school in English must have an IELTS score of 5.5 or above, with a minimum score of 5.0 for individual sections.

Please note applicants may be required to attend an interview. 
 
 

Manufacturing Engineering HND (Parttime)

The course provides opportunities for learners to study in a diverse and supportive environment. This qualification equips individuals with knowledge, understanding and skills for successful employment in Manufacturing Engineering.


About the Course

The BTEC Level 5 HND in Manufacturing Engineering is a one year part-time course. It is aimed at students who have already gained a Level 4 qualification in Manufacturing Engineering or the required experience in the manufacturing engineering field.


HND’s consist of mandatory core units and specialist units. The specialist units are designed to provide a specific focus to the qualification. These specialist vocational qualifications teach learners the key concepts and practical skills for direct progression to, or within, employment.

Examples of study time expected whilst on this course are as follows:
Study time whilst in college: approximately 10 hours per day
Self-study at home: approximately 4 hours per week

This is a part time course where you will study one day per week for the full academic year. A typical day will consist of six modules of work, starting at 8:30am and finishing at 9:00pm. There will be 15 minute breaks between lessons, with a 45 minute lunch break and 30 minute dinner break.


Key Units

Core/Mandatory Units

  • Research Project
  • Professional Engineering Management
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineering
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Optional Units
  • Further Mathematics
  • Sustainability



Entry Requirements

  • BTEC Level 4 in Manufacturing Engineering to include the following units: Analytical Maths & Engineering Science
  • Industrial experience in a relevant manufacturing engineering
All applicants who are non-native English speakers or who have not studied the final two years of school in English must have an IELTS score of 5.5 or above, with a minimum score of 5.0 for individual sections.

Please note applicants may be required to attend an interview. 


Assessment

Assessment of coursework will be by internally written assignments and completed coursework. Students will be expected to carry out extensive research in order to complete set assignments. Assignments are externally moderated by the awarding body.


Where does this Lead

The course enables progression to further study at honours degree level as well as relevant employment.




Future Opportunities

Students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career, or develop an existing one, within the engineering sector.


Roles could include:
  • Management/Project Management
  • Design
  • Maintenance/servicing
  • Self-employment


Tell Me More

Course Handbook
Please click on the link below to download the course handbook.
Further Information
For additional information about Higher Education at The Sheffield College please click here.

If you have any further queries please email the University Centre via heunit@sheffcol.ac.uk leaving your name, contact details, the title of the course you are interested and a brief summary of your query. Alternatively, you can call the College on 0114 260 2600.

The Sheffield College is a registered provider with the Office for Students.

Terms and Conditions
You can find details of our higher education policies, procedures and T&Cs here.


Extra Costs

The engineering department try to run engineering field trips each year. These trips are designed to enhance and embed student learning. 


Whilst these trips will be at an additional cost to the student, it is not a mandatory requirement of the course that students attend. 


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