HNC (SCQF Level 7)




06 Feb 2023
30 Aug 2022




  • Engineering


  • Aberdeen Altens Campus

Why take this course?

This is a classroom-based academic programme at a similar level to first year of university. The course addresses how to solve mechanical and electrical engineering problems with mathematical solutions, which are applied to mechanical and electrical engineering principles. The HNC requires 12 credits.

This is offered as an evening class -2 nights per week over 2 years.

Please note that Year 2 of this course must be successfully completed in order to complete the full award. Completion of both years normally takes students around 18 months.



What you will experience

You will cover a wide range of important topics, subjects include:

Engineering Mathematics
Fundamentals of Control Systems and Transducers
Quality Management: An Intro
Principles of Engineering Systems
Engineering Communication
Pneumatics and Hydraulics
Engineering Measurement and Systems Monitoring
DC & AC Principles
Application of Programmable Logic Controllers

In Year 1 you will cover 4 units – February through to June

In Year 2 you will cover 8 units – August to June (following year)