Engineering (Manufacturing), HNC City of Liverpool College


Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

The HNC in Manufacturing Engineering provides a specialist work-related programme of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the Manufacturing Engineering sector. In this pathway student takes four mandatory core units, two specialist units and an additional two optional units.
The course will:
• provide preparation for a range of technical and management careers in engineering
• provide specialised studies which are directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students are currently working or in which they intend to seek employment
• enable students to make an immediate contribution in employment
• provide flexibility, knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for progression to graduate and postgraduate studies
• develop the range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes which are essential for successful performance in working life.

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Vauxhall Road Centre

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    1 year

Course details


In this pathway student takes four mandatory core units, two specialist units and an additional two optional units.
Mandatory Core Units: Engineering Design, Engineering Maths, Engineering Science, Managing a Professional Engineering Project.
Mandatory Specialist units: Production Engineering for Manufacture, Quality and Process Improvement.
Optional Units: Mechanical Principles, CAD for Maintenance Engineers

Assessment method

Assessment of the course is through practical activities, activity write-ups, coursework reports and project reports and presentations.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H601
Institution code L43
Campus name Vauxhall Road Centre
Campus code 5

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points For students who have recently been in education, the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

● A* to C grade in GCSE Maths
● BTEC Level 3 qualification in Engineering (MPP Grade)
● GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This should be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent)
● other related Level 3 qualifications
● Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution
● related work experience
● an international equivalent of the above.

Applicants should hold a total UCAS Tariff points score from relevant qualifications of at least 96 points.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £6,313 Year 1
England £6,313 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,313 Year 1
Scotland £6,313 Year 1
Wales £6,313 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.