Level 4 – HNC in Engineering (General)


A BTEC Level 4 HNC in General Engineering gives you the knowledge, understanding and skills that are need to prepare for the next step in your career with a widely recognised higher level qualification.

Course Code: L4E-ZTU44
Course & Registration Fee: £2245 (incl. bridging units)*
Format: On-line, distance learning
Award: BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (General)
Accreditation: EDEXCEL
Duration: Flexible – up to 32 months (or 36 months if bridging is required)
Requirements: UK Resident
BTEC Level 3 in Engineering*

HNC General Engineering has been developed to focus on:

  • the education and training of engineers/technicians who are employed at a professional level in a variety of types of technical work, such as in systems design, manufacture, maintenance and technical services areas of the mechanical, electronic and electrical engineering industries
  • providing opportunities for learners to focus on the development of the higher level skills in a technological and management context
  • an education pathway, progressing HNC (level 4) qualifications to HND (level 5) and degree (level 6)

HNC in General Engineering – Content

This 8 unit course offers a balanced programme of engineering principles, design and applications within mechanical field. You can find out more about the content of this HNC by clicking on the units below:

 

1 Engineering Design (H1)
2 Engineering Maths (H2)
3 Engineering Science (H3)
4 Managing a Professional Engineering Project (H4)
5 Renewable Energy (H5)
6 Automation, Robotics and PLCs (H15)
Plus two more unit, from 8a – 8d:
a Mechanical Principles (H8)
b Maintenance Engineering (H18)
c Quality and Process Improvement (H17)
d CAD for Maintenance Engineers (H32)
If no preferences are expressed on enrolment form or during Skype calls, options a-b will be the default selection

 

Option 1 – Full payment

Click ‘Add to cart’ below to start your enrolment – £2245 full payment*

 

Option 2 – 21 Month Plan

Select the cart below, if you would prefer to pay by direct debit. You can pay £110 deposit, followed by 21 x £110 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £110 deposit

Option 3 – 10 Month Plan

Select the cart below, if you would prefer to pay by direct debit. You can pay £210 deposit, followed by 10 x £210 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £210 deposit

 

*If you have completed your Level-3  course (6, 9, or 12 unit) with TECOL, your HNC fee will be reduced to £2150, if paid in full. (i.e. £95 refunded with  your TECOL L3 loyalty voucher)

 

Entry qualifications should be one of the following:

  • BTEC Level-3 Eng. 6 unit (Merit)
  • BTEC Level-3 Eng. 9 unit  (Pass)
  • BTEC Level-3 Eng. 3 unit  and 1 A/AS level
  • NVQ Level-3 Eng. and Level-3 bridging units (see below)
  • appropriate STEM A/AS levels or equivalent

(normally we require at least 32 UCAS points).

HNC Bridging Units

If you partially meet the level 3 requirements by having some existing level 3 qualifications or higher; level-3 bridging units  for HNC will be required as part of your HNC programme.

Level-3 bridging units are included in HNC courses if required at no extra cost, and are:

L3 Bridging Maths unit L3E-B1

L3 Bridging Mechanical Principles unit L3E-B2 or

L3 Electrical & Electronic Principles unit L3E-B3

 

Students must also be a UK resident and non-native English speakers should have one of the following qualifications or equivalent:

Each unit is further split into bite sized topics to make studying easier via our online Moodle education platform. You will be have 2 assessments for each unit. The above prices include the Edexcel BTEC registration fee, but some units may require some equipment / materials (check individual units) for practical exercises