HNC in Building Services Engineering
- Course Length1.5 Years
- Type of CoursePart Time
- Week Commencing09-09-2019
- Annual Fee£3967
Higher National Certificates are specialist vocational programmes linked to professional body requirements and national occupational standards where appropriate, with a strong workrelated emphasis. Building Services General
This qualification builds a strong foundation in the key concepts and practical skills required by employers in the building services sector and are recognised nationally by employers.
There is a strong emphasis on HVAC and electrical building services design alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding of building services.
Safety in Construction
Personal Skills 1 (Communication and Research)
Other Important Info A wide range of learning and assessment experiences are provided throughout the course. The emphasis is upon student-centred and industry-relevant methods of teaching
Students will usually wish to purchase textbooks although there are extensive library and online resources available.
Ceremony costs apply for those wishing to attend the graduation
The modules are internally assessed using a variety of methods and styles as appropriate to each module. Assessment methods include assignments, research projects, problemsolving case studies, practical tasks, group work, oral presentations, time-constrained assignments and formal examinations
This programme is validated by the University of Greenwich.
Successful completion can benefit the pursuit of a career goal as a technician or professional working in the building services engineering sector, or as a project manager, estimator or services design technician. You may also want to continue onto the HND in Building Services Design Engineering (Top-up).
You will need one of the following: Equivalent of 80 UCAS points (under the new tariff) from A-levels (including minimum grade C/grade 4 in maths)
A BTEC National Certificate (minimum MMM grade)
An Extended Diploma (minimum MMM grade)
A GNVQ (Advanced) in a relevant discipline
An Access to Higher Education Diploma.
Mature candidates who do not meet the above criteria may still be admitted to the course subject to an interview with the programme director. The interview includes an admissions test for English and maths.
Why Choose MidKent College? We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments youâll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.
What our students say...
I chose MidKent College because it is local to me with a good reputation. I am a building officer and have other qualifications but never got around to the HNC which is why I wanted to do this course. This will help me with my current job for UK Power Networks and also if I wanted to move on if circumstances ever changed, it will give me a ...