Higher Nationals Engineering (2017) - RQF

The new BTEC Higher National qualifications in Engineering are designed to address an increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Levels 4 and 5, thereby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment or to progression to a degree at Level 6.

Pathways: 

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Operations Engineering
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BTEC Higher National Diplomas in Engineering specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC Higher National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering
Level:
Level 4
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Credits:
120
Qualification number (QN):
603/0450/9
Loan funded via:
Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce)
Pathways:
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
General Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Engineering
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2017
Review date:
  • 31 August 2022 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

BTEC Higher National Diplomas in Engineering specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC Higher National
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering
Level:
Level 5
Accreditation status:
Accredited
Credits:
240
Qualification number (QN):
603/0451/0
Loan funded via:
Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce)
Pathways:
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
General Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Engineering
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2017
Review date:
  • 31 August 2022 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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Approval for centre-devised units

As our specifications explain, permission will only be granted to add centre or locally devised units to Higher Nationals in very exceptional circumstances.

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