Manufacturing Engineering for England HNC HTQ

Manufacturing Engineering for England HNC HTQ

The purpose of this two-year course is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the engineering sector and to adapt to a constantly changing world. This qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them. The objectives of this qualification are to:

● equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to achieve high performance in the engineering and manufacturing environment

● develop students with enquiring minds, who have the abilities and confidence to work across different engineering functions and to lead, manage, respond to change and tackle a range of complex engineering situations

● provide the core skills required for a range of careers in engineering, specifically those related to manufacturing engineering

● offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic ambitions

● develop students’ understanding of the major impact that new digital and software technologies have on the engineering environment

● provide insight to manufacturing engineering operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a global marketplace

● equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values

● to allow flexible study to meet local and specialist needs.

BTEC Higher Nationals in Manufacturing Engineering for England provide a vocational context in which students can develop the knowledge and academic study skills they need to progress to university degree courses. These academic study skills include:

● active research

● effective writing

● analytical skills

● critical thinking

● creative problem solving

● decision making

● preparing for exams, and

● using digital technology

Entry requirements

● a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Engineering

● a GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile should to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C/9 to 4 (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English

● other related Level 3 qualifications

● an Access to Higher Education Diploma from an approved further education institution

● relevant work experience, or

● an international equivalent to the above qualifications.

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other University Centre course, email headmissions@newcollege.ac.uk

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