Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Technologies - Mechanical Engineering

With this course, you will be working in our industry-standard engineering workshops, learning all of the skills and knowledge needed to work successfully in the industry.

You'll study engineering principles and techniques, as well as computer aided design, milling and turning.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

You will cover the following units:

  • Environmental awareness
  • Engineering and technical drawing techniques
  • Engineering principles
  • Turning techniques
  • Milling techniques
  • Computer aided drawing

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by internally set tests and assignments.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have four GCSEs at grade 3 (equivalent to grade D) or above, including maths and science.

Achieving a good standard of English and maths is a key requirement for many jobs, as well as for courses you may wish to progress on to. If you achieve below a grade 4 in your English and/or maths GCSEs at school, you will study it alongside your chosen course when you join us.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2019), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please visit our dedicated financial support page.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have completed this course, you will have the opportunity to continue your studies by progressing on to the Level 3 Diploma in Engineering Technologies: Mechanical Engineering.

Alternatively, you may choose to look for employment in the industry or undertake an apprenticeship, where you will gain further qualifications and skills whilst earning a wage.

Ref: Andy Moran

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Why study Engineering with us?

Workplace Environment

You will develop your skills and knowledge in our impressive specialist engineering workshops.

Expert Tutors

Our tutors are experienced, industry experts and passionate about their subject too.

Wide Range of Courses

We have an extensive range of courses across a variety of engineering disciplines.

Industry links

We have strong links with employers such as Peel Ports and Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Interactive Experience

Your learning is practical, hands-on and heavily work experience focused.

Employment Opportunities

Our courses meet the skills priorities of the engineering industry.