HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering Vision West Nottinghamshire College (Vision University Centre Mansfield)


Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

This course is for you if:
You want to develop your working knowledge of how electricity is generated, transmitted and used to process and store information, the operation and control of common induction motors and generators, and important business principles that a manufacturing company requires in the engineering industry.

If you are undertaking further professional development, or wish to pursue a career in electrical engineering, then this course will suit your needs.

The Engineering Innovation Centre is for you if:
You want an affordable university-level qualification at a centre that offers smaller classes than at university, tutors who are passionate about their industry and dedicated study skills support and tutorials throughout your course to help you achieve your goals.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Engineering Innovation Centre - West Nottinghamshire College

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


Analytical Methods for Engineers
Engineering Science
Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Programmable Logic Controllers
Digital & Analogue Devices and Circuits
Electrical Power
Utilisation of Electrical Energy
Combinational and Sequential Logic
Electrical and Electronic Principles (required if you want to top-up to HND)
Engineering Design

*Module titles may change.

Assessment method

Assessment methods are varied and may include written reports, presentations, case studies, individual/group projects and reflective statements. Where units are work-related, assessment will relate to your own organisation (where appropriate) and/or vocational setting. For mathematical subjects there may be time based assessments in the classroom.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

In order to start this course, you will be expected to have successfully completed, or have evidence of working towards, at least 64 UCAS points, which is equivalent to:

- 2 A Level grade C/grade 4 in appropriate subjects, one of which should be Maths.
- BTEC National Diploma at grade MM – with a distinction in Further Maths for Technicians and Mechanical Principles.
- BTEC National Extended Diploma at grade MPP – with a distinction in Further Maths for Technicians and Mechanical Principles.
Alternatively, we welcome and will consider applicants with substantive experience in a relevant field.

Additional entry requirements


We normally require three GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above, to include English language and maths: English and maths at Level 2 are essential requirements.

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5 If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, we require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 5.5, at Level 6.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £3,610 Year 1
International £3,610 Year 1
England £3,610 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,610 Year 1
Scotland £3,610 Year 1
Wales £3,610 Year 1

Additional fee information

ADDITIONAL COSTS: Every student is different, but as a rough guide you should allow for the following costs of study, on top of basic stationery and IT costs, per year: ESSENTIAL: Between £100-£300 on books Up to £100 on visits, events, etc. In addition, students may need access to equipment, hardware and some software outside college hours.