This is a professional qualification for those in or wishing to work in mechanical engineering. The course leads to a recognised qualification in engineering that offers career progression for those already in employment or as a platform for continued studies at degree level. The qualification is studied part-time, one day a week over two years. The course is delivered through a blended learning approach, meaning teaching and learning will occur both on-site in classrooms and remotely via a virtual learning environment.
BTEC Higher National Certificate provide a nationally recognised qualification. The qualification is undertaken on a day release basis over two years. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required by the sector with national recognition by employers. The units are:
- Unit 2 Engineering Maths
- Unit 3 Engineering Science
- Unit 8 Mechanical Principles
- Unit 23 Computer aided design/Computer aided manufacture
- Unit 1 Engineering Design
- Unit 4 Managing a Professional Engineering Project (Pearson-set)
- Unit 12 Engineering Management
- Unit 13 Thermodynamics
Smaller classes mean greater support and as part of Newbury College, we have over 70 years of experience in delivering innovative engineering programmes, working with key players in the industry and creating fantastic opportunities for the students who study with us.
The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering is the nationally recognised qualification that is highly prised by employers and provides in depth study of key aspects of Mechanical engineering and equips learners for progression within their chosen profession or for further study. Students will be assessed via vocationally relevant assignments and, in addition to classroom teaching, will be expected to develop skills in research and self directed study.