The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Mechanical Engineering is aimed at students wanting to continue their education through applied learning. Higher Nationals provide a wide-ranging study of the Mechanical Engineering sector and are designed for students who wish to pursue or advance their career in engineering. In addition to the knowledge, understanding and skills that underpin the study of the Mechanical Engineering sector, BTEC Higher Nationals give students experience of the breadth and depth of the sector that will prepare them for further study or training.
The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Mechanical Engineering is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualifications aim to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.
The Level 4 BTEC Higher National Certificate provides a firm grounding in Mechanical Engineering and Professional Body membership, upon which students can build; should they decide to continue their studies beyond the Certificate stage. For example the Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma allows students to specialise by committing to specific career paths and progression routes to degree-level study. In addition, the qualifications may provide links to industry-related and employer-supported apprenticeship schemes that can provide further opportunities for enhanced employability.
Through written assignments, presentations and laboratory work.
BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificates (HNC) in Mechanical Engineering.
Students may need to purchase text books.
?3,600 per year Part-Time, ?6995 Per Year Full-Time.