The BTEC Higher National qualifications in Electrical/Electronic 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.
This course is designed to combine the requirements of industry with theoretical principles. Units reflect the needs of both students and employers. Learning is through a mixture of lectures, tutorials and task-based learning.
Top up requirements are considered on a case by case basis. Please contact the College for details.
Units studied include:-
01 – Engineering Design
02 – Engineering Maths
03 – Engineering Science
04 – Managing a Professional Project
19 – Electrical & Electronic Principles
Plus 3 specialist units, which may include:-
15 – Automation, Robotics & PLCs
32 – CAD for maintenance engineers
31 Electrical Systems & fault findings
Extensive use is made of computer modelling and simulation techniques and an emphasis is put on practical applications throughout.
The status attached to a HNC qualification is widely acknowledged within industry and enhances job and career prospects enormously. A HNC also fulfils the entry requirements for appropriate HND and degree courses. Trafford college offers the opportunity to progress directly onto a HND.
Continuous assessment involving group and individual assignments.
The ability to demonstrate successful communication skills, team working, problem solving and critical reflection on your own performance will be assessed throughout the programme through a variety of assignments. Assessments methods may include: case studies, research interviews, observations of practice, oral presentations, critiques of materials as well as essays. All assignments are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.
Higher National Certificate in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
£3,600 per year Part-Time, £6995 Per Year Full-Time.