Level 4 – HNC in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering is all about designing, developing and maintaining machines and mechanical systems. For example, they focus on the development and operation of Energy, Transport, Manufacturing, Machines and Control Systems.

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Course Code: L4E-ZTU45
Course Fee: £2350 (incl. bridging units*) (£2250 for TECOL L3 learners)
Format: On-line
Award: BTEC Level 4 HNC in Engineering (Mechanical)
Accreditation: EDEXCEL (course incl. registration fee)
Duration: Flexible –  up to 32 months (or 36 months with bridging)
Requirements: UK Resident
BTEC Level 3 in Engineering*

HNC in  Mechanical 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. Mechanical Principles (H8)
  6. Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines (H13)

Plus two more units:

Preferences can expressed on enrolment form or during Skype calls – default modules will be H15 and H5

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

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. Students must also be a UK resident and non-native English should have a relevant qualification.

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
  • L3 Electrical & Electronic Principles unit L3E-B3

Payment Options

To get started and enrolled please select payment choice (all prices include BTEC registration fee & VAT):

Full Payment: £2350 single payment*

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21 Month Payment Plan: £125 deposit followed by 21 monthly payments of £125**

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10 Month Payment Plan: £230 deposit followed by 10 monthly payments of £230**

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* If you have completed your Level-3  course (6, 9, or 12 unit) with TECOL, your HNC fee will be reduced by £100 to £2250,. Amount will be refunded after full purchase.
** We will contact you with direct debit arrangements