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Qualification name HND in Mechanical Engineering - Lakes College West Cumbria
Qualification level 5
Awarding organisation University of Cumbria
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 16th January 2023
Cost £3,000.00
Cost description NULL
Attendance pattern Daytime

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48 UCAS points in a science related subject. Plus 5 GCSEs including maths and English at grade 4 (C) or above. We would welcome applications from candidates with the equivalent qualifications or relevant experience. All applications are subject to a successful interview and initial assessment. For more information please contact our Student Services team for information on 01946 839300.

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Higher Nationals are vocational qualifications designed to give you the skills to put your knowledge to effective use in the workplace. They are highly valued by employers and may be used towards gaining professional status. Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are Level 5 qualifications (240 credits) which can be studied either full-time or part-time. You will study 8 units which will include: Engineering thermodynamics Engineering Design Further analytical methods for engineers Energy management De

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General stationery and a scientific calculator.

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Assessment methods vary and will include: Formal examinations (which may include seen and unseen open and closed book) Practical work based on laboratory exercises to assess specific skills Coursework. Oral presentations (including seminars) Reflective and evaluative career planning Portfolio production Reports and documentation of work based activities and career planning Work based project where practical work is evaluated both by the student and supervisor

Upon completion of this course you could go on to gain new employment or be promoted at work. You could attend university to do a top up degree in Energy (BEng Hons). Please visit for further career information. For further application guidance and government consumer rights visit:

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Name Lakes College West Cumbria
Address Hallwood Road
CA14 4JN
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Phone 01946 839300
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