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This is a professional qualification for those in or wishing to work within mechanical engineering. Key information of student views of this programme have been collated by UNISTATS and can be seen by following this link:

BTEC Higher National Diplomas provide a nationally-recognised qualification that offers career progression for those already in employment. The qualification is undertaken on a part-time, day-release basis over one year and is essentially a follow on from the HNC. The qualification provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required by the sector with national recognition by employers. It is the equivalent to the first year of a degree programme.

Entry Requirements

Students must have completed an HNC in an engineering discipline.



Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


Students are assessed continually throughout the course, normally via written assignments. Some assignments may be in the form of a test.

Home Study

Additional study is required to complete assignments.

Work Placement

Work experience in this area is desirable but not essential.


BSc or possibly an MSc at university.

Fees and Additional Costs

If you are over 18 there will be a registration fee of £215.00 if you have not previously registered with the exam board. The only costs are the tuition fees and a one off registration fee.

HNDL5MENG 181901 10/09/2018 12/07/2019 09:00 to 18:30
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