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: £1945*
£2245 (incl. bridging units)
Format: On-line
Award: BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (General)
Accreditation: EDEXCEL
Duration: 30 months (or 39 months with bridging)
Requirements: UK Resident
BTEC Level 3 Diploma 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 Quality and Process Improvement (H17)
7 Maintenance Engineering (H18)
Plus choose one more unit, from 8a – 8d:
8a Mechanical Principles (H8)
8b Automation, Robotics and PLCs (H15)
8c Electrical and Electronic Principles (H20)
8d CAD for Maintenance Engineers (H32)

Option 1 – Full payment

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

*If no bridging units are required the course fee will be reduced to £1945 through an immediate £300 refund,  if paid in full

 

Option 2 – 24 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 – 12 Month Plan

Select the cart below, if you would prefer to pay by direct debit. You can pay £200 deposit, followed by 10 x £200 monthly payments. (We will contact you with direct debit arrangements) – £200 deposit

 

If you require bridging units on the above monthly plans, £300 will be added to your plan over an additional 2-3 months

 

*Entry qualifications should be one of the following:

  • 6 unit BTEC Level 3 Eng. Diploma (Merit)
  • 9 unit BTEC Level 3 Eng. Diploma (Pass)
  • 3 unit BTEC Level 3 Eng. Certificate and 1 A/AS level
  • appropriate STEM A/AS levels or equivalent

(normally we require at least 32 new UCAS points).

HNC Bridging Units

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

L3 Bridging Maths unit L3E-B1

L3 Bridging Mechanical Principles unit L3E-B2

L3 Electrical & Electronic Principles unit L3E-B3

*At enrolment, qualifications will be checked; if no bridging units are required, the course fee will be reduced to £1945 (through a £300 refund for courses paid in full ) or £300 added to the monthly plan

 

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