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HND Petroleum Engineering

Blended learning - combination of distance based tutor support and classroom tuition


International Business College Manchester

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Price
£7,995 inc VAT
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Study method
Distance Learning with live classes
Duration
9 Months, Part-time
Qualification
HND Petroleum Engineering
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Overview

Engineering is an evolving sector that needs engineers with a wide variety of knowledge and skills. Our Electrical Engineering course will give you the foundations, key principles and professional skills you need in modern engineering and related industries.

Our staff have significant industrial experience and use the latest learning and teaching technology.


The course is delivered by industry-experienced tutors who will share their experience with you and help you develop the skills you will need for your career. Throughout the course, you will develop practical, professional and subject-specific skills designed to enhance your knowledge and employability.

Qualification

HND Petroleum Engineering
Regulated by SQA

Description

This qualification is for those looking to work in the exciting world of petroleum discovery and recovery. It has been designed to meet industry demand for a skilled workforce to work on oil/gas production platforms. You will find out about locating, extracting and purifying the oil and gas before it is delivered to the refineries.

HND YEAR 2

• Further analytical methods for engineers

• Advanced Mathematics for Engineering

• Research Project

• Energy Management

• Managing People in Engineering

• Quality Assurance and Management

Who is this course for?

This qualification is for those looking to work in the exciting world of petroleum discovery and recovery. It has been designed to meet industry demand for a skilled workforce to work on oil/gas production platforms. You will find out about locating, extracting and purifying the oil and gas before it is delivered to the refineries.

Requirements

Minimum of 18 years old. Academic 2 x ‘A’ level qualifications or equivalent passes (E grade) or vocational equivalent at BTEC National Diploma (Pass)
1-2 years of work experience in the petroleum engineering field. Applicants for whom English is not their first language must demonstrate sufficient proficiency in both written and spoken English. The minimum requirement is IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Career path

With this qualification, you may be able to gain employment as a trainee production engineer assistant or a trainee process engineer operator in the production area.

It may be possible to progress to degree courses in Geo-services, Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering: Oil and Gas.

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