Designed for those who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in instrumentation & control, electrical/electronic engineering design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding or the communications industries. Students study eight units chosen to cover the range of needs of local and national industries and business.
The normal entry requirements for a Higher National Certificate programme would be the completion of a National Certificate or Diploma in a similar or related discipline.
Students without these qualifications will have their previous experience and qualifications reviewed at interview before entry to the course.
(Optional units subject to change. The student will complete 4 modules
Year 1 Modules
- Control Systems and Automation
- Engineering Science
- Analytical Methods
- Digital & Analogue Devices and Circuits
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Instrumentation and Control Principles
- Distribution Control Systems
Assessment is by a varied mix of in-course assessments, assignments, projects and phase tests.
Students who complete this course can top up their qualification from HNC to Higher Diploma in Instrumentation and Control by progressing onto the HND in Instrumentation and Control course.
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