L4 – Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Engineering

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BTEC Level-4 (RQF)

These HNC courses has been developed to provide learners an opportunity to gain a fully accredited higher education qualification.   Our on-line HNC are nationally recognised Level 4 vocationally-specific qualifications that also allow you to progress to higher qualifications such as a BTEC level 5 HND  in Engineering.

Within our HNC units, students can access to a wide range of the latest simulation software from companies such as Siemens, Autodesk and RoboDK to further enhance their understanding of learning material

Available On-line Engineering HNCs

For HNC engineering course details click on the following pathways:

  1. General Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  4. Manufacturing Engineering
  5. Operations Engineering

HNC Course prices option

  1. Paid in full –  £2195 (incl. bridging units)* (£2095 for TECOL L3 learners)
  2. +10 month plan – Deposit – £210.00 and 10 monthly payments of  £210.00
  3. +21 month plan – Deposit – £110.00 and 21 monthly payments of  £110.00

If you are upgrading from the older QCF HNC (pre 2017), you will require to complete some additional or parts of HNC units (for more details see Edexcel HNC engineering RPL mapping document on the internet).

The QCF HNC to RQF HNC upgrade is £745. To find out your payment plan and have your existing QCF HNC mapped please contact us at admin@tecol.co.uk

Individual HN units can also be purchased at a cost of £345/unit please contact us at admin@tecol.co.uk to order.

*If you have completed your Level-3  course (6, 9, or 12 unit) with TECOL, your HNC fee will be reduced to £1950, if paid in full. (i.e. £245 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 All level-3 bridging units  for HNC will be required as part of your HNC programme, and are as follows:

L3E-B1: Bridging – Mathematics

L3E-B2: Bridging – Mechanical Principles

L3-B3: Bridging – Electrical & Electronic Principles

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

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2
  • PTE 51
  • IELTS 5.5; Reading

If you don’t meet the entry requirements but have paid, a full refund will be given, along with advice on your possible progression options

Note all course prices include BTEC registration fee

Details on how to register will sent to you during enrolment.