HNC Engineering

(Electrical and Electronic)

Level: 4

Delivery Method: HNC Part-time

Typical Duration/length of course:  24 Months

Fees: £3800/yr


Entry Requirements:

3 GCSEs, including English and Maths, at grade 9-4 (A*-C). Alternative equivalency testing may be undertaken. Additionally, you must have 2 A Levels at grades A-D (one of which should be subject related) and a Level 3 Access Diploma in a related subject.

Mature applicants without formal qualifications, but with evidence of sufficient, relevant industrial experience will be considered.You may also be required to attend an interview with the Course Leader. 

Course Code: EPJ4271



Course Overview:

Students studying on our Engineering Professional courses will benefit from modules created by industry specialists to align with the needs of employers in the engineering sectors. In the first year, all students will study four units which are: Engineering and Mathematics, Engineering Science, Electrical Systems and Fault Finding, Quality and Process Improvement. In the second year, students will focus on their chosen subject pathway which includes: Engineering Design; Electrical & Electronic Principles; CAD for Maintenance Engineers; Managing a Professional Engineering Project. Each Unit will carry more than one assessment task in order to meet the learning outcomes and criteria for the Unit as a whole. There are no summative written exams for this course, however in some Units, your knowledge may be formatively assessed through in class tests.


On successful completion of this course, students may progress onto studies at Level 5 or above including HND or BSc/BEng. Progression onto other courses will be subject to meeting the entry criteria of the institution. Students may also move into higher roles or positions within their organisation, or wish to develop their career further by moving into other employment.


  • Design Engineers

  • Development and Test Engineers

  • Project Engineers      

  • Maintenance Engineer      

  • Installation Engineer