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Electrical & Electronic Engineering HND (Top Up)
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|Electrical & Electronic Engineering HND - Top up (Year 1)||28/09/2020||15/06/2022||Stephenson College - Coalville||
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16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)
19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)
- Students studying their first level 2 course
- Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)
24+ Students (Age at 31st August)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)
- Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
- There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
- Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
- There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.
Please contact 01530 519 001 or email@example.com if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.
List of benefits
- Jobseeker's Allowance
- ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
- Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
- Wider Benefits – see list below
Wider benefits that are acceptable
In all cases the learner must:
- Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
- Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
- Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
- Show current proof of the benefit
Child Tax Credit
Child's Special Allowance
Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities
Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)
Graduated retirement benefit
Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities
Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme
Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
War Widow's pension
Widowed Parent's Allowance
Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)
Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21
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More information about this Course
The Electrical Engineering HND Conversion takes your Level 4 HNC up to a Level 5 qualification. This 18 month course broadens the scope of your technical knowledge, enhances job prospects and the opportunity to convert to degree level.
What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
Level 4 HNC Electrical Engineering.
How Long Is The Course?
What Will I Learn?
A minimum of 120 credit worth of units will need to be completed, which equates to 8 units of study. The units will be discussed during formal interview.
How Will I Learn?
Attendance is one day per week involving time tabled lectures and practical session. Some units are delivered in an open learning format that allow the learners to study at their own pace.
How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment takes place via written reports, documented research projects, formal assignments.
Where Could This Course Lead To?
Degree level can be obtained by a further one year of full time study.