Lift Engineering HNC

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2-4 Years
Location
Distance Learning
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 05/12/2018

If you are already working in the lift engineering sector, this course will develop your knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering, including mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic engineering design and analysis. The course delivery is flexible, in a modular format, taught online so that you can choose when to study to fit around your work and personal life. You can study one module initially, as a taster, or as a way to update your skills in a specific area. To achieve the full HNC, you will need to complete modules to a total of 160 credits.

Course

Highlights

  • Access to visit and use University of Northampton services and facilities.
  • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.

Additional

Information

Methods of Learning

This is an online course allowing you to study wherever is most suitable for you.

You will be assessed through multiple-choice assignments, tutor-marked assignments, project reports and logbook and end-of module tests.

Course Details

You will study the fundamentals of engineering, including mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic engineering design and analysis. Examples used are taken from the lift industry to ensure that the course remains relevant and up to date for this diverse sector. You are also introduced to the concepts of contract management and business, as well as undertaking a work based project focusing on an area of your choice.

This course will give you the skills required in electrical and mechanical science, together with mathematics and other engineering studies associated with the lift industry. Modules marked with an asterisk are studied through The Lift and Escalator Industry Association external to the University.

The HNC Lift Engineering provides a gateway for direct entry to study for the FdSc Lift Engineering qualification with us.

 

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course is an excellent foundation for many jobs associated with lift engineering as well as further study. You will be able to progress onto the Foundation degree in Lift Engineering (which only requires a further four modules).

The HNC opens up the opportunity for complete academic progression, as you may choose to progress onto a BSc (Hons) or even the MSc in Lift Engineering.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

As a course designed for people who are working in the lift industry, we do not expect the majority of applicants to have any formal qualifications but to have relevant work experience. Those without relevant work experience may enter the course with one A-level qualification as well as GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4 or above.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
    for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Contract Management (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1028
    Core Module Y
  • Contract Management 2 (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1044
    Core Module Y
  • Fundamentals of Lift Technology (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1039
    Core Module Y
  • ICT Applications (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: CSY1023
    Core Module Y
  • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1025
    Core Module Y
  • Lift Engineering Project (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1042
    Core Module Y
  • Mathematics for Technology Part 1 (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENG1024
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • This course has been developed in conjunction with the lift industry in order to be relevant to your future career and what employers will expect you to be able to do.
  • Some of the modules are delivered externally by The Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) with other modules studied with the University. For more information about these modules please visit the LEIA website.

Progression Courses

Further your Study

Our progression courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our progression courses to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

Lift Engineering FdSc

Lift Engineering MSc

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £715 per 20 credit module

Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £700 per 20 credit module

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £715 per 20 credit module

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £700 per 20 credit module

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

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Distance Learning Study

Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

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Updated 05/12/2018

  • If you are already working in the lift engineering sector, this course will develop your knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering, including mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic engineering design and analysis. The course delivery is flexible, in a modular format, taught online so that you can choose when to study to fit around your work and personal life. You can study one module initially, as a taster, or as a way to update your skills in a specific area. To achieve the full HNC, you will need to complete modules to a total of 160 credits.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Access to visit and use University of Northampton services and facilities.
    • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
  • You will study the fundamentals of engineering, including mechanical, electrical, electronic and hydraulic engineering design and analysis. Examples used are taken from the lift industry to ensure that the course remains relevant and up to date for this diverse sector. You are also introduced to the concepts of contract management and business, as well as undertaking a work based project focusing on an area of your choice.

    This course will give you the skills required in electrical and mechanical science, together with mathematics and other engineering studies associated with the lift industry. Modules marked with an asterisk are studied through The Lift and Escalator Industry Association external to the University.

    The HNC Lift Engineering provides a gateway for direct entry to study for the FdSc Lift Engineering qualification with us.

     

    Additional

    Information

    Methods of Learning

    This is an online course allowing you to study wherever is most suitable for you.

    You will be assessed through multiple-choice assignments, tutor-marked assignments, project reports and logbook and end-of module tests.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course is an excellent foundation for many jobs associated with lift engineering as well as further study. You will be able to progress onto the Foundation degree in Lift Engineering (which only requires a further four modules).

      The HNC opens up the opportunity for complete academic progression, as you may choose to progress onto a BSc (Hons) or even the MSc in Lift Engineering.

  • As a course designed for people who are working in the lift industry, we do not expect the majority of applicants to have any formal qualifications but to have relevant work experience. Those without relevant work experience may enter the course with one A-level qualification as well as GCSE Mathematics at grade C/4 or above.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands
      for study at undergraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Contract Management (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1028
      Core Module Y
    • Contract Management 2 (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1044
      Core Module Y
    • Fundamentals of Lift Technology (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1039
      Core Module Y
    • ICT Applications (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: CSY1023
      Core Module Y
    • Introduction to Engineering Design (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1025
      Core Module Y
    • Lift Engineering Project (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1042
      Core Module Y
    • Mathematics for Technology Part 1 (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENG1024
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our progression courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt. Benefit from our progression courses to give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      Lift Engineering FdSc

      Lift Engineering MSc

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £715 per 20 credit module

    Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £700 per 20 credit module

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £715 per 20 credit module

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £700 per 20 credit module

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Fees for LEIA modules are set by LEIA, and are paid directly to them.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary

    The Reid Science and Engineering Bursary supports a small number of undergraduate students who are studying a full-time three year BSc or BEng in Environmental…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

    Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

    Read more

*Course data provided by Unistats

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