HNC Mechanical Engineering Day Release - Year 2

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This one-year course gives you the skills, knowledge and understanding that you'll need for a career in mechanical engineering.

You will be able to use state-of-the-art facilities at the college – such as our fully equipped mechanical lab, pneumatic and hydraulic rigs and computer suites running CAD software. You'll be taught by staff with significant engineering experience and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.


Applicants must be employed as a trainee and/or apprentice in a related industry at time of application. Employer references are required.

  • Completion of HNC Mechanical Engineering Year 1

The course includes:

  • Mathematics for Engineering 1
  • Quality Management an Introduction, Engineering Drawing, Communication, Computer Numerical Control,
  • Statics and Strength of Materials, Engineering Principles,
  • Material Selection, CAD, Thermofluids, Dynamics, Pheumatics and Hydraulics.
  • Graded Unit 1.

There is continuous assessment throughout and an external graded unit examination at the end of the course.