Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) Level 5 HND
Gain the highly valued BTEC HND Level 5 in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and take the next step in your engineering career. You will study the qualification full time, one day a week over one year. You can discuss with the course leader should you wish to study this across two years.This course is delivered using a blended learning approach, meaning teaching and learning will occur both on site in classroom and remotely via a virtual learning platform.
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Working from our new state-of-the-art Electronics Lab, and online through our specialist platforms, you will gain a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required by the sector.
Smaller classes mean greater support and as part of Newbury College, we have over 70 years of experience in delivering innovative engineering programmes, working with key players in the industry and creating fantastic opportunities for the students who study with us.
The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a nationally recognised qualification that is highly prised by employers.
The units include:
Unit 34: Research Project Unit 35: Professional Engineering Management (Pearson set) Unit 39: Further Mathematics Unit 44: Industrial Power, Electronics and Storage Unit 45: Industrial Systems Unit 47: Ananlogue Electronic Systems Unit 52: Further Electrical, Elctronic and Digital Principles
You will explore key aspects of Electrical and Electronic Engineering that will equip you for progression within your chosen profession or for further study. You will be assessed via vocationally relevant assignments and, in addition to classroom teaching/blended learning, you will develop skills in research and self-directed study.
The course is delivered full time on a day release basis over one year on Thursdays.
This course operates using a blended learning approach where part of some units may be delivered online via Microsoft Teams. To participate in this programme you will need a suitable computer and/or device with sufficient internet access. Specific requirements and information on the support available to borrow or purchase equipment can be discussed at interview.
You must have completed HNC in an engineering discipline. Depending on existing qualifications, you may be required to complete additional top-up units to ensure they meet Pearson BTEC requirements.
You should be familiar with basic computer functions and applications including Microsoft Windows and Office. Parts of your programme will be delivered using Microsoft Teams. Training for this application will be provided.
Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
Upon completion of the course, students have the opportunity to progress to a BEng (Hons) in Engineering Design or a Degree Apprenticeship.
You will work on practical projects and submit written assignments that will be assessed throughout the duration of the programme, giving you the opportunity to receive valuable feedback and improve your working practice.
You are expected to allocate approximately six hours a week on research and self study outside of normal class time in order to build up knowledge, confidence and successfully complete the programme. This may be completed at home or in the Student Hub.
The course is aimed at those already in employment in the electronic/mechanical industry, but such employment is not an essential requirement to benefit from the course. The course does not involve work placement, but you are encouraged to seek out opportunities to visit or engage with companies within the industry.
Fees and Additional Costs
The tuition fee for this programme is £6,000, or £3,500 per year if studied over two years. In addition to the tuition fees, an awarding body registration fee (set by the awarding body) and an annual student association fee of £15 are payable. At times,you may be offered the opportunity to visit exhibitions and shows, which may require additional entrance fees and travel costs.
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16 - 18 year olds
In most cases, students aged 16-18 on a full-time study programme (including T Levels) will not be required to pay fees, and the College will fund most course-specific equipment and materials. This excludes stationary, non-curriculum trips and a £15 College Subscription.
19 years and over
Students aged 19 years and over may be required to pay fees. Our Fees, Funding and Financial Support page has details on financial support, fee remissions and loans. Please note that some courses may have additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide these additional costs in this information, they will be discussed with you before enrolment.
Where course fees are fully funded (for example Maths, English and Essential Digital Skills), the course is free of charge to students, subject to eligibility.
Skills Bootcamps are fully funded and free of charge to learners. Employers who want to use Skills Bootcamps to train their existing employees contribute to the cost of training. See the Fees and Additional Costs for more information.