Engineering and Manufacturing

HNC in Mechanical Engineering, Level 4

Please note there may be additional charges within the course for textbooks, trips, registration and assignment fees.

Course overview

If you are creative and a natural problem solver, then mechanical engineering could be your perfect career choice. A career in mechanical engineering allows you to build a better future for you, and for the world. Mechanical engineering is at the front of developing cutting edge technologies for many industries including transport, healthcare, construction and robotics. The HNC in Mechanical Engineering at the Heart of Worcestershire College gives academic and practical expertise to help you progress with your career.

Entry requirements

You will need a Level three qualification in an Engineering related discipline. Relevant industrial experience will be considered, but a maths assessment may be conducted to establish learners can complete the calculations required.

Course Modules

- Engineering Design
- Engineering Maths
- Managing a Professional Engineering Project
- Mechanical Principles

Optional units from: CAD for Maintenance Engineers, Programmable Logic Controllers, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Heat Engines, Quality and Process Improvement.

The course is made up of eight units and is delivered over three semesters. One day of taught sessions per week, support sessions and tutorials will also be available.

How will I be assessed?

A variety of assessment methods are used including Projects, Reports, Coursework, Presentations and Assignments.

What can I do next

If you wish to progress to further study, you may want to consider our HND Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.