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Engineering BTEC HND (part-time)

Engineering HE Bedford

Overview

General Engineering BTEC HND (part-time)

The course is designed to support industry by providing highly skilled and motivated individuals that have the opportunity to progress into a broad range of engineering careers. Delivered at our modern campus at Corby, our resources include advanced engineering workshops, for both electronic and mechanical engineering, fully equipped computer suites for 3D modelling activities and 3D Printers which are suitable for a variety of applications from prototypes to customized tools. Tresham College provides you with training that meets the  current needs of the engineering sector. We have strong and well-established links with many companies, and our tutors have a vast wealth of experience in the Electronic and Manufacturing Engineering sector.

Available Courses
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: 26/09/2022
Type: HE
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 7:00pm
Length: 2 years
Fees: £2,948.00
Apply online Fee notes: The fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course

Entry Requirements

Mechanical Engineering BTEC Level 3 Diploma (or equivalent) at Pass or above, including advanced maths*

OR

A Level 3 vocational related qualification which includes Further maths*

OR

A-Levels in maths and/or Science

OR

Substantial relevant industrial, or military, experience and Further maths*.

Entry is subject to a successful interview. *

Where formal maths qualifications cannot be provided, applicants can take an internal maths assessment, and a pass grade can be used for entry requirement purposes.

Course content

During this course you will study mandatory units in engineering design, engineering maths, engineering science and managing a project. A further four optional units will also be studied, which due to the flexible nature of this course, can be selected to meet the needs of students and employers; units may include robotics and programmable logic controllers, thermodynamics, mechatronics, materials properties and testing and mechanical principles.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed in a number of ways to ensure it challenges you to develop your skill set across various platforms. Methods include reports, assignments, presentations, application of theory, scenario based discussions and papers and case studies. You will also be assessed by the submission of project work, which can be based on your current job role, enabling you to apply theory to your current working environment.

Further study & career options

After successful completion of the HNC, you can apply to progress on to the HND. Upon completion of the HND, you may wish to complete a top-up year to convert these qualifications into a full BSc Degree in Engineering at Bedford College or other universities.

Additional information

Part time applications can be made directly to Tresham College.

Please note that all students who wish to apply for this course who are non-native English speakers, or have not studied the final two years of school/college in English, must demonstrate capability in English to a standard commensurate to:
-IELTS 5.5, with a minimum of 5.0 being awarded on individual sections
-PTE Academic score of 42 to 49.
Please contact us for further information.

 

Funding Information

You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.

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If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).

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.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

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.