Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) BTEC HNDFree
About this course
Engineering (Electrical and Electronic)
The purpose of BTEC Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Electrical & Electronic) is to develop you as professional, self-reflecting individual able to meet the demands of employers in the electrical and electronic, mechanical business sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.
The objectives of the BTEC Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) are as follows:
- To provide you with opportunities to enter, or progress in, employment within the engineering sector, or progress to higher education qualifications such as degrees and honours degree in engineering or a closely related area, by balancing employability skills with academic attainment.
- To provide you with the core knowledge, skills and techniques that all engineers require, irrespective of future specialism, to achieve high performance in the engineering profession.
- To build a body of specialist knowledge, skills and techniques in order to be successful in a range of careers in engineering at the Associate Engineer or Operational Engineer level.
- To develop the skills necessary to fault find and problem solve in a timely, professional manner, reflecting on their work and contributing to the development of the process and environment they operate within.
- To understand the responsibilities of the engineer within society, and work with integrity, regard for cost, sustainability and the rapid rate of change experienced in world class engineering.
- To provide you with opportunities to make progress towards achieving internationally recognised registration with a Professional Body regulated by the Engineering Council.
You will benefit from an innovative variety of assessment modes. Assessment is mainly via coursework, which can take forms such as essays and reports, individual and group project work, time constrained assessments, research and consultancy projects, presentations, posters, and design of digital materials.