The London College

Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)

Full Time Course

Award BTEC Higher National Certificate
Course Title HNC Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)
UCAS Code 106H
Award Level RQF 4
Start Dates September 2020
Study Mode Full Time - 1 year
Awarding Body Pearson Education
UK Student £6165
Overseas Student £6000


BTEC Higher National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work related emphasis.

This course will introduce you to the key knowledge and skills in electrical and electronic engineering. You will explore engineering principles and science, circuit design and health and safety. You will also undertake a group project module, in which you will apply what you have learned to solving a design challenge of your choice.

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and practical laboratory sessions. Your studies will be supported by trips to trade exhibitions, career fairs and guest speakers from the industry. You will also develop your transferable skills such as critical analysis, problem solving, negotiation, team work and planning to ensure that you have the awareness to succeed in the changing engineering sector.

You will be assessed through individual and group projects, case studies, oral presentations, time-constrained and written assignments.

Entry Requirements

What you will cover

Year 1

  •   HNEE 019 Electrical and Electronic Principles - 4
  •   HNEE 1 Engineering Design - 4
  •   HNEE 2 Engineering Mathematics - 4
  •   HNEE 21 Electrical Machines - 4
  •   HNEE 22 Electronic Circuits and Devices - 4
  •   HNEE 3 Engineering Science - 4
  •   HNEE 4 Managing a Professional Engineering Project - 4
  •   HNEE 5 Renewable Energy - 4

Careers and employability

BTEC Higher National Certificates are well-established and internationally recognised qualifications offering graduates progression directly to employment. This course will prepare you for a range of electrical and electronic engineering careers within public and private sectors.

You can progress to a wide range of careers in electrical and electronic engineering, e.g. electrical/electronic design, communication design, manufacture, maintenance and technical services areas of the engineering industry.

You can also study further for a Higher National Diploma or a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  

Professional Recognition

BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is internationally recognised by employers and professional organisations. The recognition is a way for students to prepare for jobs and careers in the engineering sector through membership of relevant professional bodies.

The development of this qualification has been informed by discussions/relevant publications from the Engineering Council UK (EC (UK)) and the Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies Alliance (SEMTA).

Graduates with relevant work experience qualify for the Technician Membership of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK).

How to Apply

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