The purpose of BTEC Higher National Certicate in Engineering (Electrical & Electronic) is to develop you as professional, self-reflecting individual able to meet the demands of employers in the electrical and electronic, mechanical business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.
The objectives of the BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) are as follows:
Teaching and learning
Our teaching methods will be varied, interactive and engaging.
You will take part in on campus lectures and live online lectures, tutorials, and academic support sessions. You will also access online learning content such as lecture notes, recordings, presentations, and handouts. You will also have access to our on-campus and electronic library.
When not attending lectures, you will also be studying independently. Independent learning plays a vital role in your studies and involves research, reading books and journals, preparing reports, presentations, and projects.
We mostly assess you through practical coursework assignments.
You will be involved in the sort of tasks you might undertake in a workplace. Sometimes these will be individual tasks and at other times, you will need to work in a group. Assignments could include essays, reports, individual and group projects, research and consultancy projects, presentations, and design of digital materials.
BTEC Higher National Certificates are well-established and internationally recognised qualifications offering graduates progression directly to employment. 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).
This course will prepare you for a range of electrical and electronic engineering careers, 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.
You will be expected to have at least one of the following:
Plus you will usually have five GCSE subjects including Maths and English Language at grade C/grade 4 or above. We will normally accept Key Skills and Higher Diploma qualifications as the equivalent to GCSEs.
If you have questions about our courses or the application process, please complete the "Register your interest" form. A member of the admissions team will be in touch with you shortly.
Should you wish to apply, prior to completing the application form, please scan your supporting documents, such as a photo, passport, visa, qualifications, references, etc.. You will also need access to your email.