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Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Electrical Engineering
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Information about this Course
Engineering & Manufacturing
2 Years (part-time)
To enter this
programme you should ideally be employed in a technical role and have five GCSEs
at grades 9-5 (including Maths, English and Science) and a Level 3 qualification
in an engineering related subject. In addition, you will be expected to
demonstrate the enthusiasm and motivation to meet the academic requirements of
Our Engineering Higher Education
provision is concerned with the design, development, installation, operation and
maintenance of just about everything that has moveable parts.
As a result, there are job opportunities
for engineers in all fields of work in the engineering sector. The HNC in
Engineering includes a mix of theory, practical work and experiments and is
useful to applicants who wish to extend their skills and knowledge before
entering the workplace. The course is made up of eight units, five of which are
specific to this particular area of study.
The core units comprise:
The remaining credits are achieved
through the completion of specialist units which may include:
Applications of power electronics
Electrical and electronic principles
Combinational and sequential logic
Digital and analogue devices and
Assessment will be facilitated through
assignments, practical assessment and/or examinations.
Students can progress on to a Level 5
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering to
demonstrate further knowledge and competence in the workplace. This
qualification will also give many students the opportunity to enrol in a
suitable engineering degree at university.