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North Lindsey College
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HND (full-time) Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Overview

The Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering covers the fundamental concepts, principles and theories of Mechanical engineering; analysis and design; practical and technical skills, and transferable business skills relevant to Engineering.

It is offered as a full-time programme that allows students to gain both an HNC and HND award over 2 Years. They are designed to enhance the mathematical, practical and team leading skills of individuals who want to further their career as an Engineering Professional.

HNC (Year 1 Full Time)

• Engineering Maths
• Engineering Science
• Engineering Design
• Mechanical Principles
• Automation, Robotics and PLCs
• Managing a Professional Engineering Project
• Materials Properties and Testing

HND (Year 2 Full Time)

• Research Project
• Professional Engineering Management (Pearson-set)
• Further Mathematics
• Virtual Engineering
• Thermofluids
• Lean Manufacturing
• Advanced Mechanical Principles

You will normally be required to have achieved the BTEC National Certificate or Diploma or A level or NVQ/VRQ level 3 qualification in
a relevant subject area.

If you hold significant practical experience or craft qualifications but not the usual level 3 entry requirement, your application would also be considered.

You could progress onto a degree programme at a university.

A variety of forms of coursework assessment are employed on the programme. These include written descriptive and numerical assignments, short tests, laboratory and workshop appraisals, personal projects, group work, self- and peer-assessment, portfolio preparation and case studies.

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay.

Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies
Printing and photocopying
If your programme includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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    • Course Title

      HND (full-time) Engineering (Mechanical)

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    • Full Time – Typically Sept-Jun delivery

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