Level 4

HNC Manufacturing Engineering


35 weeks
70 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020


Adult 19+
Higher Education



Develop as a professional engineer and learn how to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector.

On this course you will study units in:

  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering Science
  • Managing a professional project
  • Production engineering for manufacture
  • Quality and process improvement

You will also study two further optional units.

There are written essays, calculations and practical assessments.

You must have:

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended or National in Engineering (120 credits) with Merit/Distinction in Unit 4-Maths and unit 5-Mechanical principles and/or unit 6-Electrical/electronic and a minimum MM on the National overall grade and MMM in the Extended, or
  • 3 A levels grade A-C with Maths and 2 science or 1 science and the other one English, or
  • an equivalent (International) Level 3 qualification

You will also need to have Level 2 in Maths and English with initial assessment

On completion of this course you can progress to a range of Level 5 engineering qualifications (HND, degree) and also into employment or an apprenticeship.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.