HND Level 5 in General Engineering

Pearson BTEC Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Pearson BTEC Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 25/09/2023
Level: 5
Start Date: 25/09/2023
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 2 Year(s)
College Attendance: 2 Year(s)
Type:Part Time, Higher Education
New Student Fee:£2745.00 per year (Subject to confirmation)
CRC Level 4 Progression Fee:£2245.00 per year (Subject to confirmation)
About the Course

This 2 year 1 day per week course is designed to provide:

- Training for technicians in design research, development and service support activities in Engineering, Manufacturing and Maintenance
- Progression to Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Degree Programmes.
- The language, knowledge and practical skills demanded in the Engineering Industry.
- Technical Certificate for the Higher Apprenticeship in Engineering.

Units of study include:

Year 1
Unit 35 Professional Engineering Management (15 credits)
Unit 36 Advanced Mechanical Principles (15 credits)
Unit 39 Further Mathematics (15 credits)
Unit 49 Lean Manufacturing (15 credits)

Year 2
Unit 34 Research Project (30 credits)
Unit 37 Virtual Engineering (15 credits)
Unit 45 Industrial Systems (15 credits)

This is classed as a part-time course. On successful completion of this course, you will gain a BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma.
Home & EU students are eligible to apply for a part-time loan from Student Finance England.


After completing the qualification, candidates will normally continue in employment as a skilled engineer and progress on to Engineering or Mechanical Engineering degree programmes

Entry Requirements

-Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (RQF)

- English and Maths GCSE at grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)

- Relevant employment or offer of employment.

Fees and Funding

Home & EU students are eligible to apply for a part-time loan from Student Finance England.

How to Apply

How to Apply for a Higher Education Course at CRC

There are 3 ways you can apply for your chosen course:

1) Apply online direct from this course page.
Click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page by the course information. By clicking this button, you will be taken to our online application system. This system will ask you to create a new account if you have not created one previously. Once you have created an account you can apply for the course.

2) Apply through UCAS
When you have found your chosen course on the UCAS website, you can apply directly from UCAS. You will need to have created a UCAS account if you do not have one already to apply.

3) Editable HE application form
If you are unable to use the above ways to apply, you can also apply by filling in our downloadable HE Application form. This can be downloaded by visiting this page.

All forms will need to be returned to our admissions team at, The Admissions Office, Cambridge Regional College, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge CB4 2QT.

For further assistance please contact our Admissions Team at

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information is correct, some details may be subject to change. Cambridge Regional College reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient.

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