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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    James Watt College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Rail Engineering course is designed to reflect the increasing need for high quality professional and technical education pathways at Level 4. The HNC course offers 2 specialist pathways, Track or Tractions and Rolling Stock.BMet would use the Track and Traction and Rolling Stock pathways to offer a natural progression for students who complete Level 3 qualifications and allows a higher-level of understanding and knowledge of the rail industry to assist in achieving promotions and higher job opportunities.The HNC course is taught at our James Watt College site using industry experts and the onsite rail track and equipment.On successful completion of the HNC qualification you can progress on to the Higher National Diploma (HND) Rail Engineering course or you may be eligible to progress into the second or third year of a subject related degree at a University or as part of a higher level apprenticeship programme.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Tariff Points: 64 The tariff points can be made up of: A Levels (GCE and VCE): 2 A Levels at Grade C BTEC Extended Diploma: Grade MPP BTEC Diploma: Grade MM Access to HE: Grade P45 (to include 45 credits at Level 3 and 15 credits at Level 2, totalling 60 credits) Minimum number of GCSEs at Grade 4 or C or above: 2 which must include: GCSE English: Grade 4 or C GCSE Mathematics: Grade 4 or C Are Level 2 equivalents accepted? Yes If the Level 3 qualification is made up of A Levels, one A Level must be Mathematics or


University information

BMet (Birmingham Metropolitan College)

  • Campus address

    Birmingham Metropolitan College, Jennens Road, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7PS, England

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