This course is designed for learners who wish to work as technicians/technician engineers in mechatronics design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding or the communications industries. It has been developed in consultation with local industry, and combines theory and practical work with the focus being on industrial applications.
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.
Year 1 Modules
- Analytical Methods for Engineers
- Engineering Science
- Applications of Pneumatics and Hydraulics
- Utilisation of Electrical Energy
Year 2 Modules
- Mechatronic System Principles
- Programmable Logic Controllers
- Business Management techniques
(Optional units subject to change. The student will complete 4 modules per year)
Assessment is by a range of integrated assignments, case studies, projects and tests which are planned throughout the year.
Students who complete this course can progress to a HND in Mechatronics or directly onto the second year of an appropriate degree at the University.
A HNC award opens up the possibility of a career in a wide range of engineering disciplines, including design, manufacturing, project management and IT.
The qualification provides you with the opportunity to seek career development into senior positions in national and international companies.
For further information and to apply go to:-