Southern Regional College

Higher National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Southern Regional College
In Portadown

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Typology HNC
Location Portadown (Northern Ireland)
Start Different dates available
  • HNC
  • Portadown (Northern Ireland)
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

This course provides entry qualifications to Degree courses in engineering related subjects. Upgrading the HNC to HND on a part-time basis may give exceptions to some Degree course modules in the first year. This course is suitable for This is a vocational programme whose primary aim is to enable students to develop high levels of technical competence. The course will develop student's abilities in aspects of problems concerned with engineering principles and applications through the systematic use of appropriate techniques for analysing, synthesising and evaluating. PC based software products will be used to reinforce.

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Location

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Portadown (County Armagh)
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36 Lurgan Road, BT63 5BL

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What you'll learn on the course

PC
PC training
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Electronic Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering Skills
Electrical Maintenance
Electrical
systems
Engineering
Part Time

Course programme


HIGHER NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

Who is this course for?

This is a vocational programme whose primary aim is to enable students to develop high levels of technical competence. The course will develop student's abilities in aspects of problems concerned with engineering principles and applications through the systematic use of appropriate techniques for analysing, synthesising and evaluating.

PC based software products will be used to reinforce various key principles throughout the course.

How long is this course for?

2 years, part-time (one day or two evenings per week). If there is sufficient demand, the College will consider providing this programme on three days per week over one year.

Final mode of attendance will depend on enrolment numbers

What will I study?
Core units include:
  • Analytical Methods for Engineers (Mathematics)
  • Engineering Science
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Engineering Design
  • Business Management Techniques and a Project

Students must choose four optional units from:
  • Electronics
  • Digital and Analogue Devices and Circuits
  • Microprocessor Systems
  • Combinational and Sequential Logic
  • Utilisation of Electrical Energy
  • Electronic Computer Aided Design
  • Control Systems and Automation
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Transmission Lines for Telecommunications
  • Optical Fibre Communications Systems
  • Radio Communication Engineering and Digital Networks

Attendance Part Time
How will I be assessed?
Students will be assessed on a regular basis throughout the programme using a range of appropriate assessment methods such as written and practical assignments, projects, case studies and presentations.

What can I do after the course?

This course provides entry qualifications to Degree courses in engineering related subjects. Upgrading the HNC to HND on a part-time basis may give exceptions to some Degree course modules in the first year.

How do I apply? Complete an application form (available from each campus) and return it to the Admissions Office at one of the campuses listed below. Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

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