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HNC Manufacturing Engineering

The course has been designed for both full-time students wanting to develop a career in Manufacturing Engineering and part-time students already working in industry wishing to gain further knowledge and skills to progress in their careers.

Why Choose This Course?

You can expect a challenging course that teaches you how to solve engineering problems through thinking creatively, designing innovatively, manufacturing advanced products and managing projects effectively. Our lecturing staff all have extensive industry experience which means that you can be sure that what you are learning with us is relevant to your future career and prospects in whichever industry sector you pursue.

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Start date: 23/09/2024

Course code
HCMNENG24T
Level
Level 4
Location
Truro College
Duration
1 year
Qualification
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
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What Will I Learn?

Initially, you will learn the mathematical and scientific principles that underpin the subject of Manufacturing Engineering. These principles are then used to produce engineering designs, manufacture effectively and manage engineering projects in a professional way. You will also study advanced design analysis and manufacturing techniques that enable you to turn your engineering design solutions into innovative, sustainable products and systems. More advanced methods are then taught that provide an understanding of advanced manufacturing technology and lean methods, to enable manufacturing businesses to compete on a global basis.

Modules

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a Professional Engineering Project
  • Production Engineering for Manufacture
  • Quality and Process Improvement
  • Computer Aided Design and Manufacture
  • Materials Properties and Testing
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Where Will It Take Me?

As a result of the skills taught as part of the HNC and HND Manufacturing Engineering courses, students can expect to take their first steps into employment in the engineering sector, with the opportunity to progress further during their career. Typical roles could include: Manufacturing  Systems Technician, Manufacturing Systems Engineer and other role engineering professional and technician roles.

Opportunity to top up to BSc/BEng programmes at colleges and universities locally and regionally on successful application.

Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points from a relevant Level 3 qualification, Grade 4 English and Grade 5 or above in Maths.

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What you could earn

  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Vehicle Technicians, Mechanics and Electricians
  • Electrical and Electronics Technicians
  • Electronics Engineers
  • Assemblers (Electrical and Electronic Products)
  • Electrical and Electronic Trades
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electricians and Electrical Fitters
Potential Salary

£61,959

Entry Level Salary

£25,402

Average Salary

£42,640

Annual openings in Cornwall

12

Potential Salary

£38,390

Entry Level Salary

£16,354

Average Salary

£26,673

Annual openings in Cornwall

64

Potential Salary

£50,447

Entry Level Salary

£19,025

Average Salary

£30,836

Annual openings in Cornwall

12

Potential Salary

£68,681

Entry Level Salary

£27,446

Average Salary

£45,474

Annual openings in Cornwall

3

Potential Salary

£32,694

Entry Level Salary

£13,195

Average Salary

£20,728

Annual openings in Cornwall

5

Potential Salary

£47,893

Entry Level Salary

£20,568

Average Salary

£33,581

Annual openings in Cornwall

20

Potential Salary

£71,713

Entry Level Salary

£24,753

Average Salary

£47,482

Annual openings in Cornwall

11

Potential Salary

£41,326

Entry Level Salary

£18,228

Average Salary

£29,707

Annual openings in Cornwall

48

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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