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Higher National Applications

Our Higher National Programme are designed pathways at Levels 4 and 5, providing students with a clear line of sight to progress to further higher education study.

Higher National qualifications are equivalent to the first two years of an honors degree. They are also recognised by industry, so they have been designed to be taken as stand alone qualifications before entering the real world of work, or to give you a practical grounding before completing a degree at university.

Entry Requirments:

Current advanced apprentices should achieve a Level 3 BTEC in Engineering. Applications from ‘mature’ Engineering technicians with suitable equivalent qualifications are welcomed and previous engineering experience may be considered as evidence of suitability for the course.

Candidates looking to apply must complete the online application and will need the following information:

  • A valid email address you check regularly.
  • (Where applicable) your employers' contact details.
  • Your GCSE maths and science grades.
  • Details of other relevant qualifications you hold.
  • Contact details of a referee to support your application

How to Apply:

To apply to our HN programmes, please click here

For assistance, please contact Graham Taylor (

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