Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 2 years Level 4 Full-Time Ashington Main Campus University Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

The programme has been designed to enable engineers to develop the skills necessary to fault find and problem solve in a timely, professional manner, reflecting on their work and contributing to the development of the process and environment they operate within. This course will aim to provide direct progression in Manufacturing Engineering careers, and has been designed to appeal to students from a variety of backgrounds.

The course leader will review your profile of qualifications and/or experience held, considering whether this profile shows an ability to progress to a Level 4 qualification.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

Assessment will be continuous via a wide range of methods including seminars, projects, presentations, reports, and practical exams.

Some of the modules are assessed via externally set assignments.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.

"Year 1 of study will cover the following core units: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project.
Year 2 of study will cover the following units: Production Engineering for Manufacturing, Mechanical Principles, Quality and Process Improvement, Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing.

What’s next?

After successfully completing this programme you will have to opportunity to progress to a Higher National Diploma in /Foundation Degree in Engineering or progress to the second year of a university Degree course. You may choose to go into the workplace using the qualifications you have gained.

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