HND in General Engineering Level 5
The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (General Engineering) is validated by Pearson and is targeted at the needs of local engineering employers, this level 5 qualification seeks to address the regional skills gap by upskilling their existing workforce and helping to improve competitiveness. The course aims to develop the experience and skills of company staff, industry's most important asset. This course is highly regarded by the global engineering community and leads to a nationally recognised professional qualification. This course is aimed at students employed in the engineering industry wishing to improve their skills, knowledge and career prospects.
The course contains a number of core subjects plus selected specialist units appropriate to local needs. The course units include modules such as computer-aided design and manufacture, engineering thermodynamics, advanced computer-aided design techniques, combinational and sequential logic and condition monitoring and fault diagnosis.
Four of these units will be studied in year 1 and the remaining in year 2.
The course is full time and is studied over 2 years, one day a week.
Successful completion of the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (General) can lead to career progression in a range of areas. Potential future job roles include; engineering maintenance manager, production manager, quality manager, engineering manager, consultant.
The entry requirements for the course are successful completion of HNC Engineering (Electronic and Electrical). Mature students who do not fulfil the entry requirements will be considered for this course on an individual basis and may be required to undertake some initial assessments.
- Work is assessed continually on an ongoing basis through the completion of assignment tasks. Deadlines for these assessments will be set at the beginning of each year. Typical methods of assessment include assignments, examinations, practical experiments and presentations.
- When you apply to the college you will be invited for an interview to discuss the course and your career ambitions. Although most of the course will be delivered from the Telford College campus some modules may be delivered from the University Centre Telford where there is a small charge for parking. Tuition fees for this course are £5,900 (full time) or £2,950 (part time) each year of study. Funding is available to support with the cost of this course and in some cases living expenses. Please see the Fee Information link for further advice and guidance relating to tuition fees and funding.
After the course
Upon completion of the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (General) you can seek a top-up degree at university.