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Electrical and Electronic Engineering HTQ (Part time)

Engineering Bedford


Electrical and Electronic Engineering HTQ (Part time)

The Level 4 HNC lays the foundation of higher learning in electrical engineering. This develops and strengthens core skills while preparing students for specialist subjects at Level 5 or to enter employment and will be competent in a range of subject-specific and general skills and qualities relevant to key areas of engineering.

This HNC is specifically designed for students wishing to progress in electrical engineering. It has a range of units focussed on electrical engineering with an emphasis on Power. It provides a good grounding in Engineering whilst providing a specialism at higher level.

All units are supported by industry experienced staff in purpose built labs extensively equipped for this subject area.

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma with an overall grade of Merit or above, or

  • A Levels in maths and Physics achieving grade C or above,


  • Level 3 T Level in Engineering with overall Merit or above,


  • Entry may also be gained to the course based on suitable industry. experience or alternative qualifications to be determined at interview
What qualification will I gain?

Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering for England.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through assignments, in class time constrained assessments, multiple choice questions.

Course content

What will I study?


  • U4002: Engineering Mathematics
  • U4015: Automation, Robotics & PLCs
  • U4019: Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • U4021: Electrical machines
  • U4004: Managing a Project
  • U4001: Engineering Design
  • U4014: Production Engineering Manufacture
  • U4017: Quality & Process

Next steps

Course progression:

This course allows progression to a Level 5 HND in Engineering, or may allow entry to the second year of a degree program.

Additional information

Course trips etc.

Various trips to support modules may be offered throughout the year dependent on company availability. Previous trips have included manufacturers, automation plants and power stations.

Course costs

There are no additional mandatory costs once enrolled, however the team may recommend text books and equipment that students could purchase to practice at home.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 18/09/2024
Type: HE
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Wednesday
Time(s): 8:30am - 6:00pm
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Fees: £3,000.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.