Programme Brief

The main aims of the BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) are to:

  • Prepare students for a range of technical, professional and management career disciplines in mechanical engineering by providing them with the core knowledge, skills and techniques required.
  • Enable students to make an immediate contribution in employment within the mechanical engineering sector.
  • Provide students with the flexibility, knowledge, skills, understanding and motivation as a basis for progression to graduate and postgraduate studies.
  • Develop a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.

  • 6 semesters over 2.5 years
  • Champs Fleurs, San Fernando

To be eligible for entry to the programme you must be 18 years and over and have at least one of the following:

  •  2 A-levels.
  • Matriculation to HND (Engineering) programme from SBCS
  • Successful completion of an appropriate Technician Certificate / Diploma from City & Guilds, UTT, COSTAATT, NEC, ABE, or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant work experience (Resume and Job Letter required)

To register for this programme, you must provide evidence of your entry qualifications by presenting:

  1. Original certificates along with 3 copies of each
  2. A detailed Resume and/ or Job Letter

Course administrators can be contacted as follows:

 Telephone 663-SBCS (7227)Email
 Reshma  Extension 1098
 Crystal  Extension 1095
 Khadija Extension 1094
 Cherise Extension 1097


Fee Schedule:

SBCS Registration FeeFirst semester: TT$1,000 *Payable upon registration every semester
Remaining semesters:TT$850 each)
Tuition FeeTT$2,200 (per 15 credit module)Total Tuition Fees over 2 years= TT$35,200.00
TT$4,400 (per 30 credit module)
BTEC Registration Fee£450 (one-time payment)Payable by: October 31st 2017
BTEC Annual Fee £20 (per year)Payable each year from Year 2
  *SBCS Matriculation students progressing to the HND pay TT$850