BTEC Higher Nationals in Aeronautical Engineering (RQF)

BTEC Higher Nationals in Aeronautical Engineering (RQF)

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The Higher Nationals in Aeronautical Engineering offer a stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable for students. They aim to provide students with the core knowledge, skills and techniques that all engineers require, irrespective of future specialism, to achieve high performance in the engineering profession.

Pathways within this qualification

Brochure download button This qualification has been developed in collaboration with industry experts, universities, colleges and students to ensure that it is a programme that meets the needs of both today’s students and the industry’s future. To help our students develop in their chosen specialism, we developed a number of pathways, some of which are listed below:

  • Aircraft Aerodynamics
  • Aircraft flight
  • Control Systems

Please note this is a combination of pathways at both BTEC HNC and HND level. Colleges we work with may choose to deliver a selection of pathways which is why we suggest that you consult with your local college regarding exact options available to you.

We also have BTEC Higher National Qualifications in Engineering or Nuclear Engineering.

Careers after a BTEC Higher National in Aeronautical Engineering

Some typical jobs after completing the HNC*

Some typical jobs after completing the HND*

Aerospace Engineering Technician; Aircraft flight Control Systems Technician Aerospace Engineer; flight Control Systems Engineer.
*These are suggestions of the typical job roles related to this qualification at this level. Pearson does not guarantee employment upon completion, and you will have a responsibility to make sure that you meet the employer’s requirements. 

Support while you study

As a BTEC Higher Nationals student you will have access to a specially designed range of digital resources, to ensure that you’ll have the best possible experience during your course. These are available on our free dedicated platform for Higher National students – HN Global.

You’ll be able to access free online learning to develop your study skills to support your higher education learning, and career development resources to support you with preparing for the real world. With HN Global, you can also participate within a community of other BTEC Higher National students from around the world, via online forums, to discuss anything relevant to your course.

Or download our brochure for more information about BTEC Higher Nationals, other subjects and pathways available, and where these qualifications can take you. 

Industry support and recognition

For years, employers have valued the skills and knowledge that BTEC Higher National students bring to the world of work. That is why students choose to study our programmes.

Specific companies and industry bodies that have made formal statements of support and/or actively hire students who complete BTEC Higher National qualifications. 

  • Leonardo (Helicopter division)
    The company actively recognises the qualification as fit for purpose in preparing learners for a role in the engineering sector.  Learn more (PDF, 0.25MB)
     

Where to study BTEC HNs in Aeronautical Engineering?

If you'd like more information, or to find a college that delivers the BTEC Higher Nationals in Aeronautical Engineering, you can search your area on our handy map or visit any the following sites:

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Or download our brochure for more information about BTEC Higher Nationals, other subjects and pathways available, and where these qualifications can take you. 

 

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We have created a handy guide with more information about BTEC Higher National qualifications so you can find the right one for you.

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