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Measurement and Control Engineering HNC

Campus Midlothian Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Part time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

Measurement and Control Engineering HNC will give you the knowledge, analytical and practical skills you need to work as a technician in industries such as; oil, gas, chemical, food, drinks, paper, energy, production and processing. 

 

During this course, you will learn units such as Process Control, Distributed Control Systems and Mathematics for Engineering. These subjects will give you the qualifications needed to gain employment as an instrument technician. This course leads to direct entry as a second or third-year student on the BEng (Hons) degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering at Teesside University. You will also be qualified to apply for a variety of engineering courses at the HND or university level.  

 

The course is taught by teachers with industry experience using the latest industry technologies at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian campus. You will be taught between Edinburgh College classrooms and workshops where you will gain essential and hands-on experience in the engineering sector. 

 

This course runs from August - January, attending college 2 days a week.  

What you will learn

  • Process Control
  • Distributed Control Systems
  • Measurement Systems
  • Complex Control Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Mathematics for Engineering

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed on each unit 
  • All units within the course must be achieved in order to gain the full award 

Number of days per week

  • 2 days per week 

Entry requirements

  • NC Engineering Systems  
  • We will also consider your application if you have relevant industrial experience 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Further study of engineering subjects at HND and university level 
  • Direct entry to the second or third year BEng (Hons) degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering at Teesside University 

Career options

  • Instrument technician in various engineering industries 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus Part time 30/08/22 20 Weeks

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