HNC Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering)

Gear up for a career beyond the assembly line. Our industry focused HNC provides you with the components for a shining manufacturing engineering career. As a part-time programme, our course allows you to assemble engineering skills and experience around your employment.


About the course

Our Manufacturing Engineering HNC introduces a range of engineering fundamentals and business knowledge allowing you to improve existing manufacturing processes. You will also be exposed to management training and how to apply it to the production environment to become a multifaceted production manager.

As you progress through our modules, you’ll develop an understanding of engineering in different contexts, you’ll also learn about different materials and their properties, as well as how to test them effectively and safely. You’ll cover production, manufacturing, and other engineering modules and will be able to take your career in multiple directions.

You’ll broaden your understanding of design, maths, and science, learning how these fields work in tandem in engineering. Progression from this course may include relevant employment, a Higher National Diploma (HND) or stepping into a senior position.

This course is validated by Pearson

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£3,975 (per academic year)

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Start Date

19th September 2022

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2 years

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Modules may include

Year 1

  • Engineering Design (15 credits)
  • Engineering Maths (15 credits)
  • Engineering Science (15 credits)
  • Engineering Management (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project (15 credits)
  • Machining and Processing of Engineering Materials (15 credits)
  • Production Engineering for Manufacture (15 credits)
  • Quality and Process Improvement (15 credits)