Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd
Designed to meet the needs of employers in Production, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, HND level students study Manufacturing Technology and Management of the Production / Manufacturing Process. This will incorporate the latest techniques in the organisation of the work area and quality management. Students will become adept in the use of CAD software to produce engineering drawings that are suitable for conversion to solid models using our modern rapid prototyping facility, and various methods of automated manufacture. Students will also study the types of system available and their capabilities in terms of the rapid introduction of products to a competitive marketplace.
During the qualification you will develop knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of core Production Engineering for Manufacturing Principles, Engineering Science, Engineering Maths and Engineering Design.
This course has been developed in collaboration with our external partners to ensure that your education is relevant and up to date. Emphasising the importance of work-based experience, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to existing companies and gain valuable skills that will inform your future practice.
You will be expected to complete a level of self-directed study throughout the duration of this course, and we require you to commit a dedicated amount of time to your learning both in and of college. This qualification provides you with a steppingstone to a variety of supervisory and management positions within manufacturing and engineering. The qualification is well recognised and enables you to apply for positions in areas such as project management and product design.
This course is also available as HNC option.
• This course will prepare you for the next level in your career, enhancing your employability.
• On successful completion of this course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a BEng/BSc degree to top-up your HND to a full Honours Degree.
Features and Benefits
Study a course that provides you with the essential skills and experience to enhance your employability or prepare you for further study.
Study in a supportive environment, with a range of services at your fingertips to help you reach your full potential.
Access to our specialist Engineering Labs and industry relevant software, equipment, resources and expertise
Loughborough College was awarded TEF Silver 2017.
Higher National Diploma - HND
HNC Modules: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project, Production Engineering for Manufacture, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Materials, Properties and Testing. HNC Modules + HND Modules: Research Project, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Virtual Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Professional Engineering Management, Lean Manufacturing and Sustainability.
Assessments include a range of exams, practicals and performances. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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A Level subjects with a mathematical or analytical bias OR a Level 3
BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
Minimum level 4 in GCSE Maths and English
We welcome applications from mature students over the age of 21 and may be flexible in our normal offer if you show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience of working within the industry.