HNC in Mechanical Engineering (Welding & Fabrication option) // Level 4
This course is designed for those who wish to, or are already working as senior technicians in the welding and fabrication sector to provide you with technical knowledge that you can use in work situations. You will learn using a range of industry standard equipment to make sure that you can perfect the techniques you need and understand the technical knowledge appropriate to this level of higher education. The course is also intended to support progression to local or national university degree programmes (check locally with university of application).
|Managing a Professional Engineering Project||15||4||M|
|Fundamentals of Thermodynamics||15||4||M|
Optional Addition in Year 2
CSWIP 3.0 Visual Weld Inspection (TWI Certificate)
Generally, students should be at least 18 years old and have either:
A Level 3 National Diploma in a relevant discipline or at least one A Level and a minimum of four GCSEs (incl. Maths and Science) at grade C (4) or above.
An interview will also be required.
*If you have not achieved the Level 3 entry requirements or have had a break in learning and need some maths revision before progressing to the HNC you can enrol on our maths bridging unit.
HNC is assessed via centre devised assignments, typically four per unit (one per learning outcome).
CSWIP 3.0 is assessed via a formal examination administered by TWI.
Progression & Careers
On completion of the course, students can progress onto an HND, Foundation Degree or gain direct access onto a number of undergraduate degree courses such as BEng or postgraduate 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 and knowledge employers are looking for and opens up a wide variety of career paths
* The University of Sunderland has a wide range of scholarships on offer. Find out more.
Higher Education Loans
Further information about funding your Higher Education can be found here.
FutureMe in the North East
The North East Collaborative Outreach Programme (NECOP) has launched its FutureMe programme of activity and support to increase the number of young people from the North East progressing to higher education.
|Location||Coast Road Campus|
|Annual fee||£2260.00 *|