HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (part-time) // Level 4

This course is designed for those who wish to, or are already working as Senior Technicians. It will provide you with knowledge that you can use in work situations and the College has industry standard equipment to make sure that you can perfect the techniques you need.


1 Engineering Design 15 4 M
2 Engineering Maths 15 4 M
3 Engineering Science 15 4 M
4 Managing a Professional Engineering Project 15 4 M
19 Electrical and Electronic Principles 15 4 S
22 Electronic Circuits and Devices 15 4 S
21 Electrical Machines 15 4 O
31 Electrical Systems and Fault Finding 15 4 O

Entry requirements

Generally, students should be at least 18 years old and have either:

  • a BTEC National Certificate/ Diploma in a relevant subject
  • Merit grade in BTEC Further Maths and Principles module
  • at least one A Level and a minimum of four GCSEs (including Maths and Science) at grade C or above

Mature students with other qualifications or appropriate work experiences may be considered. Proof of Employment or Placement within the applied field of study is essential.    


Assignments and a work-based project.

Progression & Careers

Progression onto a Foundation Degree or direct access onto a number of undergraduate degree courses such as BEng or post graduate MEng. The College has very good relationships with local and national employers to make sure that your training gets you up-to-date with all the skills employers are looking for and opens up a wide variety of career paths.

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Course detail
Classification HNC
Course Mode Part-time
Level Level 4
Duration Two years
Location Coast Road Campus
Annual fee £2260.00
Start September