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HNCD Multi skill General Engineering

If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS; UCAS Code H6G6, Institution Code Y70.

To apply for this programme follow the 'apply' link at the top of this page and fill out a York College application form.

Click here to view York College’s agreement with the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) and an explanation on how fee income will be used to support students.


A HND in Multi-Skill General Engineering is the ideal qualification for getting ahead in your engineering career. This course has been developed to successfully combine theoretical study and practical work to focus on the requirements of industry. You will learn the fundamentals of engineering and how to apply them effectively throughout your career. This qualification provides opportunities for learners to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Full-time learners have the opportunity to do this through formal work placements or part-time employment experience.

Our Approach

You'll learn from experts, and apply what you learn to your job if you're already in an engineering role. When you finish the course, you'll have new skills, knowledge and professional experience, backed up by a Higher National Diploma qualification that could help achieve your dream job, or progress further in your career.

The course combines a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, assignment work, programming tasks and lab work. Assessment is by assignment work, which includes calculations, lab work, circuit/system simulations, programming, research and investigations.

Course Themes

  • Embedded systems
  • Further maths for engineering
  • Professional engineering management
  • Research project
  • Strengths of materials
  • Combustion and heat transfer
  • Manufacturing process

Did You Know?

You will study in the new, York College Construction and Skills Centre, a purpose built facility containing two large workshop spaces, engineering labs, classrooms and IT suites meeting the needs of your studies, as well as those of the industry.

Skills You Will Learn

·         Problem Solving

  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Logical Thinking
  • Technical Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Meeting Set Deadlines
  • Analytical Skills

Career Progression

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • IT Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Project Manager


Full time: £7200

How to Apply

You need to apply for this course through the UCAS website.

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