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Electrical/Electronic Engineering Higher National Certificate (HNC)

Activate Learning
Course summary
2 years
Part time
Professional Training

Course description

Electrical/Electronic Engineering Higher National Certificate (HNC)

This certificate is awarded by Pearson.Build up your engineering skills and work towards becoming a professional engineer with this course.

The course provides a specialist vocational programme with strong work related emphasis. Students will build both academic and practical skills with a range of practical building projects throughout the two years including:ladder logic systems, and monitoring systems using mobile phones.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Fees information  

Home/ EU Fee for 2019 entrance: £3,200 per year.

A typical offer would be a BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Merit or Distinction with GCSE Maths and English C grade or above/ Functional Skills at Level 2. A-levels in Maths, Science or IT.

We will consider alternative qualifications or equivalent experience equivalent. Please contact us to discuss your circumstances. 

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate that their level of English is acceptable, by achieving a score in a recognised test such as British Council IELTS - normally minimum level 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in the reading and writing components

Course delivery details

With this pogramme you can specialise in electrical power, electronics engineering or both. 

During your first year, you will study the following topics:

  • Engineering Design 
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science 
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles

During your second year, you will learn about:

  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Automation, Robotics and PLC’s 
  • Digital Principles 
  • Electronic Circuits and Devices 

The HNC is an internationally recognised qualification for engineering technicians and will enhance your career prospects. For those wanting to upgrade to an HND, this should be discussed with their personal tutor at the end of a successful year one. 

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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