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Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering (QCF)

Course Code: C5109
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 18 Sep 17
End Date: 10 Jun 18
Time: 09:00-16:30

This two-year, full-time course provides a comprehensive programme of study encompassing a range of core and specialist units.  This course provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills involved in the manufacturing engineering sector.

You will develop a broad understanding of fundamental engineering principles, manufacturing techniques and processes, advanced manufacturing technologies, materials science, computer aided manufacture, project management and quality improvement techniques.  The course provides the key knowledge and analytical skills sets necessary for technical positions in the manufacturing sector. 

The teaching and learning activities are supported by laboratory experimentation and demonstration with an additional strong focus on development of practical skill sets through direct training on a number of modern manufacturing platforms such computer aided machining.  This gives you an opportunity to use and become familiar with many of the practical and analytical tools commonly used within industry.  Assessment of all units is carried out primarily through assignment based work.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

This course will give you the opportunity to top up your studies at university to gain a full honours degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or an applied science subject. It will also give you the skills to progress to employment within the manufacturing technology sector.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at the beginning of this document. Applicants should possess a Level 3 qualification in an engineering related subject. Please note that the minimum tariff accepted for this course in previous academic years was 80 points (200 tariff points using old UCAS tariff points system).


Please contact us for information regarding course fees.

Course fees relate to the first year of this two year course

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Important Information

Attendance at an information session is mandatory in order that candidates can make an informed decision regarding their application for this course

Contact Information

Dr William McEwan, tel: 028 9026 5420 or email: [email protected]