Course overview

Electrical and Electronic Engineering HNC City of Bristol College

This course will give you a range of skills, techniques and personal qualities you need to become an engineer. It will help you make a contribution to the workplace at an appropriate professional level and be prepared for a range of technical and management careers. You will be taught one day a week in College over two years.

If you studied your Level 3 course with us, you could be eligible for our Higher Education Progression Bursary. You can find out more about our financial support options or download the HE progression bursary application form.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is electronics and electrical based and aims to produce competent individuals who are capable of exercising independent technical judgement. Ideal if you are looking to progress to a higher level HND, Degree level qualification or to move into management.

What you'll learn

On this course you will develop a wide range of skills, techniques and personal qualities essential for the successful engineer to make a contribution to the workplace. You could be studying engineering maths, electronic circuits and devices, electrical and electronic principles, business management for engineers, engineering design and digital principles.

Course entry requirements

We are looking for students with a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Engineering.

Students usually need one or more of the following:

  • An A Level Grade C or above in either Maths, Physics, Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science Grade 4 (C) or above

How is the course delivered and assessed?

You will learn from our highly qualified team and be assessed via a combination of group work, coursework, portfolio, exams, practical work and presentations.

Future career and study opportunities

You will gain a nationally recognised qualification which will allow you to work at engineer/technical level. On successful completion of this HNC course, you could go on to study for the HND, Foundation Degree and then apply to top-up by joining the final year of the BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Additional costs

You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment (PPE) in the form of boots and uniform/clothing. You will also need pens, books, drawing equipment and a scientific calculator.

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