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Havering College of Further and Higher Education

Electrical and Electronic Engineering BTEC HNC (RQF)

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


Pass

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English and Math at grade 4 (C) or above, or equivalent level 2 qualifications

UCAS Tariff

48

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Part-time | 2019

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering HNC (RQF) course, awarded by Pearson, provides students with a firm grounding in the fundamental engineering principles that are key to all engineering roles, whilst providing the opportunity to begin to specialise in a field of interest.

The course is perfect for students looking to progress from full-time level 3 study and also for those students who are already employed and are looking to extend their knowledge to progress their career. This stimulating and challenging programme of study has been designed in conjunction with industry leaders and provides the core elements for successful career progression in the electronics and electrical engineering industry.

Students who complete the course successfully will receive a level 4 higher national certificate (HNC) awarded by Pearson.
Professional body accreditation: Successful completion of this course satisfies the academic requirements for the Engineering Council’s Engineering Technician standard. Upon completion of the course, students are able to refer to themselves as an Engineering Technician (EngTech) and apply for Engineering Council membership.

The course is run on one day a week. You will be taught through a combination of lectures, workshops and meetings with your personal tutor:

Where will it take me?
This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in engineering, or obtain the necessary skills needed to progress your current engineering career and operate as an Engineering Technician. The course also provides the foundation for further qualifications including a higher national diploma (HND) in engineering, foundation degree or as the first qualifying year for a B.Eng (Hons) degree course. The course has been designed to meet the requirements of the engineering industry and is underpinned by the research knowledge and industry experience of our staff.

At the end of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the core knowledge and skills needed for an engineering role, as well as some of the more specialised skills needed within the electronics and electrical engineering fields. Students will have an appreciation of contemporary theory and also understand their responsibilities in regards to cost, sustainability and the rapid change that takes place within world-class engineering.

Modules

Core engineering:

Engineering Design
Engineering Maths
Engineering Science
Managing a Professional Engineering Project (set by Pearson)
Electrical and Electronics focused:

Electrical and Electronic Principles
Renewable Energy
Engineering Management
Utilisation of Electrical Power

Assessment methods

This course provides you with the opportunity to test your understanding of the subject informally before you complete the formal assessments that count towards your final mark. Each module normally contains at least one piece of practice, or formative, assessment for which you will receive feedback from your tutor. Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them will not count towards your module mark.

There will be formal, or summative, assessment during, or at the end of, each module. Formal assessment will be solely through a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, presentations and projects. The grades from your formal assessments will count towards your module mark.

You will receive feedback on all practice assessments and on formal assessments undertaken by coursework within three weeks of your submission. Feedback is intended to help you learn and you are encouraged to discuss it with your module tutor.

You must pass all modules in order to gain your qualification. Students passing a module will be given a pass, merit or distinction grade.

The Uni


Course location:

Quarles

Department:

Business and Technology

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