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Higher Education Courses

Engineering HTQ – Fluid Mechanics and Production Engineering (MAP 30 Credits)

Course code: G20P278
Type: Higher Education inc Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQ)
Location: Hereford
HE Modular Accelaration Programme - £1,500.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course consists of two Level 4 modules from the HTQ in Mechanical Engineering for England: Production Engineering for Manufacture and Fluid Mechanics.

You will analyse the key materials, the types of machinery used and the different ways of organising production systems to optimise the production process. You will also develop the understanding to be able to select the most appropriate production processes for manufacturing products of different material types.

You will further develop your understanding of how fluid mechanics are applied in an engineering context and develop an understanding of the principles of the fluid mechanics techniques used in mechanical engineering.

What qualification will I gain?

Module accreditation at Level 4 in Production Engineering for Manufacture and Fluid Mechanics (30 credits).

Why choose us

The two modules form part of the HTQ in Mechanical Engineering for England. This qualification is taught by a range of experienced industry professionals and the aim of the course is to develop your theoretical and knowledge and practical skills associated with Mechanical Engineering. It is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding to progress to further studies in higher education or employment. Support is in place – mentoring services, workshops, and tutorials, to help support you along your journey.

What you could do next

Completion of the remaining six modules on the HTQ in Mechanical Engineering for England is a typical progression route. Others may wish to progress onto our Higher National Diploma, another higher-level Engineering qualification, or simply progress into employment in the industry.

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate is recognised by Higher Education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant Engineering related degree course.

Popular modules

This unit combination will give you an in-depth insight into the world of production engineering and fluid mechanics. During your course, you will develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of production technologies, their advantages, disadvantages and the interaction between the various elements of them.

In addition to developing your knowledge of production engineering, you will develop an understanding of the principles of fluid mechanics techniques used in mechanical engineering. Topics included in this unit are pressure and force, submerged surfaces, fluid flow theory, aerodynamics, and hydraulic machinery. You will also examine fluid flow phenomena, including energy conservation, estimation of head loss in pipes and viscous drag.

Key facts

Timetable

Studied part-time over five months, and students will attend college 6 hours per week. The timetable for September 2024 entry is yet to be confirmed but is likely to be on Tuesdays.

Cost – Absolutely free!

The Government are funding up to 30 credits of study as part of the modular acceleration programme for 24/25. If you wish to continue onto the full HTQ, your already low HE study cost will be discounted by a further 25%!

Assessment methods

Assessment takes place using a variety of methods including assignments, presentations, projects, formal written examinations and case studies. All students will receive regular feedback on their work and progress from their tutors.

The qualification will be graded at pass, merit, and distinction.

Entry requirements

We expect those studying this HTQ to ensure they have a Level 3 in a related subject or two relevant A Levels, as well as GCSE maths at Grade 5 and English, a science and two others at a Grade 4 or above. We welcome interest from mature students who may not have the formal qualifications expected, but a wealth of experience in a related subject.