Engineering at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS

Course summary

Do you like to know how things work? Interested in design? Or maybe you already work in the sector and you’re looking to upskill? Our Higher National Certificate in Engineering will give you the knowledge you need to excel in the industry. You will explore the skills, techniques and behaviours needed as a professional Engineer. You will not only become an engineer but a critical thinker, problem solver and analytical, using your knowledge of science and maths to solve problems and create solutions.


You will study three core modules: • Engineering mathematics • Engineering science • Design and project Then you will select an additional three modules from the following options: • Product engineering • Quality and process improvement • Computer Aided Design (CAD) • Fluid mechanics • Thermodynamics, heat pumps and engines • Engineering materials • Maintenance engineering • Electrical machines • Electronic circuits and devices • Electrical and electronic principles • Mechanical principles

Assessment method

A series of written and practical work is assessed by your tutors and will determine your overall grade.

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000* Year 1
Scotland £9000* Year 1
Wales £9000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Engineering at Nelson and Colne College Group - UCAS