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Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Operations Engineering) – Part Time – Level 5

Level 5
2 Years
Higher Education
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This course is for you if you would like to work as a engineer in instrumentation and control engineering, design, maintenance, testing or fault finding.

The course content reflects the needs of local industry and combines theory and practical work with a focus on industrial applications.

This course offers study over a range of disciplines to help you develop skills to progress your career through employment or further education at degree level. The course is for higher technicians in Instrumentation, Control, Operations, design, manufacture, maintenance, testing or fault finding.

The course can be studied over two years or as a one year top-up on completion of the Higher National Certificate (Operations Engineering).

These are Higher Technical Qualifications which have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

This programme is IoT (Institute of Technology) recognised, guaranteeing you outstanding technical training.

For information on regulations, fee information, refunds and payment details including annual increases, and our accessibility statements please see our Essential Information page.

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Engineering students have the opportunity to work in our wide range of modern workshops to improve their skill set and have access to our STEM Training Centre to gain additional employability skills. The Centre embeds industrial competencies and behaviours into students training, allowing them to experience a real work environment and become job ready.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.