• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Attendance will normally consist of one day per week, running into the evening for approximately 32 weeks over a period of two year’s. To qualify for the award 16 units are required of which 8 are taken from the HNC level qualification.

There is a mixture of classroom and practical activity throughout the course. In addition to the course fee students must pay a BTEC registration fee. The registration is valid for five years.

Industry Involvement

Employers currently connected with the course:

  • ACAL Energy
  • Ardagh Glass Ltd
  • Capita Symonds Ltd
  • Corus Specialty Steels
  • Drax Power
  • EDF Energy
  • Exeeco
  • GD Engineering
  • Pegler Yorkshire Ltd
  • RAF
  • RWE npower
  • Sutcliffe Consulting Engineers
  • The Greenbank Terotech Ltd
  • UK Coal Mining Ltd
  • Unipart Rail
  • VolkerRail Ltd
  • Wabtec Rail Ltd
Level
Level 5
Duration
2 years part-time
Awarding Body
Edexcel
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Students will study a range of modules including:

  • Further Maths
  • ECAD
  • Engineering Design
  • Digital and Analogue Devices and Circuits
  • Management of Projects
  • PLC
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

Assessment will be carried out by means of a number of assignments, laboratory exercises, coursework and examinations.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • 120 UCAS Tariff Points – 2 passes at A Level in related subject areas or the equivalent for a BTEC National qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme

We're proud to be able to offer Dual Career Accreditation via the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme. This is a Sport England funded partnership between athletes, education institutions, and national governing bodies of sport.

The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

Click here to find out more about TASS

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Apply or Enquire

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • 120 UCAS Tariff Points – 2 passes at A Level in related subject areas or the equivalent for a BTEC National qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code:

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

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