HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering (option to progress onto Fdn Degree in Year 3)

Start (w/c): 05/09/2022 Tuesday (09:00 to 18:00) Nantgarw

Course Information

This course is particularly suited to those within the Engineering sector and will be delivered via lectures, tutorials and laboratory work. This course comprises of one day and one evening per year, although this does have some flexibility to allow students and their employers to study at their selected rate.

What Will I Learn?

In your first year you will study four modules. Electrical Technology- 20 credits Introduction to C Programming for Electronic Hardware Applications - 20 credits Engineering Mathematics - 20 credits Electronics 1 - 20 credits

In your Second Year you There is a choice of Two Routes Route One (Complete The HNC) you will study Two modules. Programmable Logic Controllers - 20 credits Control and instrumentation - 20 credits

Route Two (Complete The HNC+ Which Will allow progression to the foundation degree) where you will study Four modules. Programmable Logic Controllers - 20 credits Electronics 2 - 20 credits Control and instrumentation - 20 credits Power, Machines and power electronic devices – 20 credits

Entry Requirements

Entry criteria detail typical offers but Coleg y Cymoedd considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. Combinations of qualifications are acceptable and other qualifications not listed may also be acceptable. Typical A-Level Offer - DD, Typical BTEC Offer - BTEC Extended Diploma MERIT MERIT MERIT or BTEC Diploma MERIT MERIT

GCSEs: The College normally requires a minimum 3 GCSEs including Mathematics and English at Grade C/Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent but consideration is given to individual circumstances


Assessment will include written assignments, laboratory experiential learning, an examination and research reports related to industrial workplace.


Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.


HE Fees are subject to change

No applications from overseas non-EU students

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Career Progression

  • On successful completion of this course you could move upwards in your current job, or choose further study. Successfully complete the Foundation Degree and you can progress onto a BSc (hons) in Engineering.


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