Programme Brief

The Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) programme will develop students into highly trained, competent professionals, who are able to meet the demands of employers in the various engineering sectors. This qualification also serves as the next step for students completing the SBCS Diploma in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology programme and are interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree programme.

Why choose the HND in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)?

  • Recognition: This is an Internationally recognized qualification, recognized in more than 70 countries worldwide.
  • Final Year Entry: Graduates of this programme gain direct access to the final year of an undergraduate degree BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (subject to approval).
  • Career focused: The curriculum was developed to meet the needs of the current marketplace after consultation with employers, students, and professional bodies.
  • Practical hands-on training: Emphasis is placed on practical training and the application of the knowledge taught.

Why study Mechanical Engineering at SBCS?

  • Instructors are certified, highly skilled and experienced practitioners who bring their knowledge and work experience to the classroom.
  • Modern, fully equipped labs. You learn using the same equipment you will encounter in the field.
  • Convenient class schedules. Work, Earn and Study at the same time. Classes are offered on a part-time basis, which allows working individuals to balance their work and educational needs.

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Schedule & Fees

The next intake is in January 2020. Registration is OPEN.


Early Bird Offer valid until 14 December:

  • Save 50% off the registration fee for the first semester


SBCS Registration Fee

TT$850 each semester

Payable upon registration every semester (for 6 semesters)
Tuition Fee

TT$2,200 (per 15 credit module)

TT$4,400 (per 30 credit module)

Total Tuition Fee over 2 years: TT$35,200
BTEC Registration and Annual Fees


Payable by: February 15, 2020

Payment covers 2 years. Additional £20 for subsequent years.

Insurance Fee TT$180

Due upon registration

Payment covers 2 years

Please note: All information provided is subject to change without prior notice.

Payment Plans are available.

  • 6 semesters over 2.5 years
  • Champs Fleurs

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

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

For further details please email or call the numbers below:

  • Champs Fleurs – (868) 663-7227 extensions 1094/5/8
  • San Fernando – (868) 652-2388 / (868) 653-6331 / (868) 657-2681 extensions 1430/1/2

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.