Pearson BTEC International Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Operations Engineering)

Program Rating :

This Higher National qualification in Operations Engineering has been developed to ensure students who
successfully complete the programme graduate as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to
meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly
changing world. Highly respected by employers nationwide, the HNC brings together a range of
engineering elements, providing those who complete the HNC with a range of opportunities for career
progression, as well as enhancing and widening access to higher level study.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirement: 

Grade 12 Highschool Certificate with Pass Grade or Level 3 Vocational qualification in the relevant field.

English Language Requirement:

Non-native English speakers who have not carried out their final two years of schooling in English can demonstrate ability at a standard equivalent to:

  • PTE Academic 51, or

IELTS 5.5 (reading and writing must be at 5.5)

Study Plan

  • Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH) Higher National Diploma (HND) = 960 hours 
  • Qualification credit value of 240 credits of which 120 credits are at Level 5, and 120 credits are at Level 4
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT) Higher National Diploma (HND) = 2,400 hours 
  • There is a required mix of core, specialist, and optional units.
Year 1Year 2
Core Unit: Engineering DesignCore Unit: Research Project
Core Unit: Engineering MathCore Unit: Professional Engineering Management
Core Unit: Engineering ScienceSpecialist Unit: Further Mathematics
Core Unit: Managing a professional Engineering project Specialist Unit: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Optional Unit: Operations and Plant Management Specialist Unit : Industrial systems
Optional Unit: Electrical Systems and Fault FindingSpecialist Unit: Thermo fluids
Optional Unit: Electro, Pneumatic and Hydraulic SystemsOptional Unit: Further Electrical Machines and Drives
Optional Unit: Electrical and Electronic Principles


Engineering Diploma Program

Career Opportunities

By the end of this program the learners will be able to work as:

  • Automotive Engineering Technician
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Operations engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Production Engineer
Market Growth Rate
12 %

Have Any Questions? Call Us Today!


Plan to Start Your future ?

Our Experts Ready to Help You