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Engineering for England – Mechatronics and Digtal Principles (HTQ)

This offer provides learners with the opportunity to study two-units from the Higher National Certificate (HTQ) offer. At this level students develop a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of the engineering sector through two specialist units totalling 30 credits. Developed to meet needs of local employers as identified in the most recent Local Skills Improvement Plan. These modules have been made available as part of a Department for Education pilot scheme around Learner Loan Entitlement and provides opportunity for learners to understand what it is like to study at level 4.
Unit 4006: Mechatronics
Unit 4020: Digital Principles
Those successfully completing the course will be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the concepts of electrical electronic engineering and mechanical knowledge underpinning these concepts of engineering. They will be able to communicate accurately and appropriately, and they will have the qualities of personal responsibility needed for employment. They will have developed a range of transferable skills to ensure effective team working, independent working with growing fault-finding and problem-solving strategies, and organisational awareness.

Students will have an opportunity to showcase project work to local enterprise groups, employers, universities and the local Gatwick Diamond community as part of Sussex’s STEMfest programme.