HNC Electrical/Electronic Engineering
This certificate is awarded by Pearson.
Build up your engineering skills and work towards becoming a professional engineer with this course.
Upcoming start dates
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Suitability - Who should attend?
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
Training Course Content
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.
Course delivery details
At Reading College you will have access to advanced engineering systems including PLC/ microprocessor programming devices, modern CAD and 3D printer equipment and access to high standard electronic laboratory and mechanical workshop areas.
You will be provided with a suitably equipped place to work when attending college, which will include access to specialist staff, IT facilities and other learning resources which will be appropriate for the nature of work you will be required to undertake.
Additionally, the college offers a wide range of other resources and facilities including additional learning support, which will be available to you, further details of which can found in the Higher Education Student Handbook.
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