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Online Distance Learning HNC Courses in Engineering (1/7/2020) by andygsmith - Online Distance Learning HNC Courses: Our Online Distance Learning HNC programmes are available in Mechanical, General and Electrical Engineering. All of our HNC programmes are fully accredited and delivered on behalf of our partner College. Not ready for an HNC? Check out our Bridging Courses further down the page. Engineers Academy Bridging Courses: Our Bridging …

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Engineering Entry Requirements (HNC & HND) – Are Students Making the Grade? (12/10/2019) by andygsmith - Vocational and Academic Engineering Courses HNC and HND courses are considered as ‘vocational’ qualifications and are intended to enable learners to develop the practical skills and knowledge required for working in a given sector. However, in Engineering, these courses still contain a significant amount of Maths and related Engineering principles. Therefore, learners are also required …

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BTEC Level 3 Engineering Principles (Unit 1): Alternative Approaches to Effective Teaching (12/10/2019) by andygsmith - All new BTEC Level 3 Nationals qualifications in Engineering now include the mandatory unit, Engineering Principles (Unit 1), which is assessed by examination. This is a 120-hour unit, containing technical content from both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering disciplines. Due to the nature of this unit, it is likely that it will be challenging for Schools …

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BTEC Level 3 Engineering Qualifications: 3 Major Challenges for Learners (12/10/2019) by andygsmith - September 2016 saw the launch of new BTEC Level 3 Nationals qualifications in Engineering and the majority of students registered with the awarding body from September 2017 would have been enrolled onto these new style qualifications. The new BTECs contain externally assessed units. This means that learners studying a BTEC Level 3 in Engineering from …

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BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Engineering: Challenges Faced by Schools and Colleges (12/10/2019) by andygsmith - September 2016 marked the first teaching of the new BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Engineering. The majority of students registered from September 2017 were enrolled onto these new BTEC qualifications. The revised specification saw the introduction of externally assessed elements. This meant that most student studying a BTEC Level 3 in Engineering from September 2017 would …

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