Highly regarded by local employers, this vocational qualification will offer you practical experience in the typical tasks and requirements of engineering professionals and the underpinning academic knowledge. With a high success rate for student employability, this course will complement your ability to find solutions to engineering problems using developed technology. Apply skills to a broad range of industrial areas, such as design, development, manufacturing, testing, maintenance and operation of electrical or electronic equipment. **Due to the new BTEC Specifications 2017/18 not yet being released this course information will be subject to change. Typical Course Structure:
• Electrical & Electronic Principles
• Further Electrical Principles
• Further Mathematics for Technicians
• Engineering Science
• Analytical Methods for Engineers
• Project design, implementation & Evaluation
• Electrical Power
• Programmable Logic Controllers
• Digital & Analogue Devices and Circuits
• Computer Programming Techniques (option)
• Health, Safety & Risk Assessment in Engineering (option)
Course contact hours are typically comprised of: 6 hrsTheory sessions per week 1 – 2 hrs Practical / Seminal sessions per week It is expected that students complete between 1 and 6 hrs of additional independent study per week in order to be successful on this programme. Whilst the sessions delivered at College will fall between Monday and Tuesday from 9am – 7.30pm, it is expected that students make themselves available to complete part-time sector specific work or work experience hours outside of these times. Many of the opportunities offered through the college will require commitment during evenings and weekends.
A minimum of 48 UCAS Tariff points from the following:
• GCE A and AS Levels with at least one subject at A Level.
• BTEC National (Diploma or Extended Diploma) in a relevant subject
• Access to HE
• Scottish Higher / Advanced Higher with at least one subject at Advanced Higher.
For mature applicants some experience may be taken in lieu of A Levels / BTECs
GCSE English – grade C or above
GCSE Maths – grade C or above
(Level 2 Functional skills is not taken as an equivalent)
EU and International applicants
• NARIC confirmed equivalent of 48 UCAS points
• IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications are acceptable for applicants not requiring a Tier 4 visa
There are typically 2-5 assessment tasks per unit delivered. The assessment methods used throughout the programme include:
The programme specification details the assessment strategy for each module.
HNC and HND qualifications are widely recognised in their own right and provide students with the skills required for employment in a range of associated professions.
On successful completion of the course students can top up to degree level at another higher education institution. The point of entry will depend on the chosen institution, the subjects studied and the grades achieved at HNC/D.
Student Per Academic Year
Home and EU Students £3300.00
International Students £4750.00
Tuition fees will remain unchanged for the duration of a student’s continuous enrolment.
ADDITIONAL COURSE COSTS
Scientific calculator - £10 (compulsory); Compass set - £20 (Compulsory); Scale rule - £10 (Compulsory); Items of PPE i.e. strong boots may be required for site visits - approx. £25 (optional)
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Lincoln College Bursary / Vocational Credit scheme. The scheme allows students to access the remainder of the Vocational Credit (up to a maximum value of £500 / £250) for additional optional courses, workshops, professional memberships and resources. There is no cash alternative. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Vocational Credit may do so at full cost to themselves.
Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme (http://www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/higher-educations/terms)
This course is validated by Pearson. The validating institution is responsible for awarding the qualification at the end of the programme. Students on validated courses are HEFCE registered, funded and taught at Lincoln College and it is the responsibility of the College to manage all aspects of this provision. The validating institution maintains an oversight of the programme throughout the academic year and must be satisfied that students are being taught in line with the required academic standards of the awarding institution. For full details of the responsibilities of both Lincoln College and the validating partners please see the HE Terms and Conditions page, section 11.
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