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Qualification:
 
Starts:
11/09/2017 
Ends:
25/06/2018 
Weeks:
35 
Days:
Mon 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment 
Level:
Area:
Engineering 
Course Code:
CDHME1A 
 
Entry Requirements
  • BTEC Level 3 in Manufacturing Engineering to include the following units: Maths, Further Maths, Mechanical Principles & Further Mechanical Principles
  • A Levels in Maths & 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.
 
 

Manufacturing Engineering HNC

The course is aimed primarily at technician engineers who are currently employed or seeking employment in the mechanical manufacturing or engineering industries.


About the Course

The BTEC Level 4 HNC in Manufacturing Engineering is a two year part-time course. It is aimed at students who have already gained a Level 3 qualification in Manufacturing Engineering. A-levels in Maths & Science or the required experience in the manufacturing engineering field.


HNC’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 would be approx. 8.5hrs per day
  • Self-study at home each week would be approx. 3hrs


Key Units

Core/Mandatory Units

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Production Engineering for Manufacture
  • Quality and Process Improvement
Optional Units
  • CAD/CAM
  • CAD for Maintenance Engineers



Entry Requirements

  • BTEC Level 3 in Manufacturing Engineering to include the following units: Maths, Further Maths, Mechanical Principles & Further Mechanical Principles
  • A Levels in Maths & 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.


Assessment

Assessment of coursework will be by internally wrote 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

Progression can be to the HND in Manufacturing Engineering or degree study or to 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

Mode of Attendance
Part time over 18 months at Sheffield College of Applied Engineering.


Further Information
For further 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 in and a brief summary of your query. Alternatively, you can call the College on 0114 260 2600.


Extra Costs

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


These trips will be at an additional cost to the student, however attendance is not a mandatory part of the course. 


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