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Course summary

Imagine the challenges facing London’s Crossrail project, designed to create 42km of new tunnels beneath the capital? Europe’s largest construction project employs 10,000 people on 45 sites and involves jobs including mechanical, electrical and civil engineering, project management and health and safety. The UK is currently experiencing a shortage of engineering skills and the economy needs 1.8m more engineers by 2025. Our HNC in General Engineering provides a fantastic platform for a career working on exciting projects with endless job opportunities. You will gain skills in engineering design, mechanical principles, maths, CAD and science for engineering and how to manage a professional engineering project. This course is also available to complete on a part-time basis, running over 2 years.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Unfortunately NWSLC is unable to accept any applications from international students who require a Tier 4 VISA to study.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2975 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2975 Year 1
Scotland £2975 Year 1
Wales £2975 Year 1

Additional fee information

General stationary (including a calculator) will be required. A personal laptop would also be highly beneficial however computers will be available to use. Any trips/visits completed during the course will also be at your cost.
General Engineering at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College - UCAS