Overview

This course is for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in the process engineering sector, manufacture, maintenance and testing. Developed in consultation with local industry, it combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) Process Engineering by Flexible Open Learning provides you with a programme of study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level. This is a Teesside University award delivered under licence from Edexcel by Teesside University Open Learning (Engineering).

What you study

You study eight units covering the range of needs of local and national industries and business. The HNC provides a sound understanding of all key principles.

How you learn

The course is delivered through our e-learning site. You are provided with a self-contained comprehensive study pack for each of the modules. Each module consists of a folder or folders containing a series of lessons grouped into topics. Each lesson has an introduction, your aims, study advice, self-assessment questions and a summary.

It is important that you realise that open learning study requires a considerable degree of self-discipline. You must be prepared to devote both time and effort to studying alongside other commitments you may have.

Each module is supported through e-learning@tees.ac.uk.

How you are assessed

Assessment is by a range of integrated assignments, case studies and projects. Completion of these assessments is negotiated with your module tutor.

Professional Accreditation

The HNC programme is a nationally recognised qualification awarded under licence from Edexcel.

Careeer opportunities

Students who complete this course can progress to a HND or directly into the second year of an appropriate degree at the University.

This course provides the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment within the process and related industries in the area of management.

The qualification provides the opportunity to seek career development into a senior position in national and international companies.

Entry requirements

You will need an appropriate technician or craft qualification at Level 3 or similar, and a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills. The most common eligible qualifications include A levels, BTEC Extended Diplomas/National Diplomas and Access to Higher Education Diplomas. We may also consider substantial work experience in a relevant area.

If you have non-traditional qualifications, or wish to discuss your eligibility, please call our admissions enquiry telephone number or email.

For mature students with appropriate work experience a bridging programme in mathematics may be required.

For additional information please see the undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements in our admissions section

COURSE TUTORS

EMERSON BURNS
EMERSON BURNSCourse Tutor
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.
LEE MILLER
LEE MILLERCourse Tutor
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.
PHOENIX MILLS
PHOENIX MILLSCourse Tutor
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.

Join Over 5000 Students who have taken advantage of our courses

Future-Proof Your Career with Mechatronics

By submitting this, you agree to be contacted by PolytechAfrica for further communication. Your privacy is important to us, and we will handle your information in accordance with our privacy policy.