Engineering and Manufacturing

Extended Certificate in Engineering, Level 2

Course overview

Are you good at problem solving? Do you have a mechanical mind? Are you curious about how things work?
This award is aimed at people who are following a modern apprenticeship programme or for those people who are wishing to follow a career path within the mechanical or manufacturing engineering industry. 

The course is ideal for people wanting to gain underpinning knowledge and skills required for more advanced qualifications such as City and Guilds Level 3 or BTEC Level 3 awards.

Core Units:
Unit 1 - Working Practices in Engineering
Unit 2 - Using and Interpreting Engineering Information

Special Units:
Unit 3 - Applied Electrical and Mechanical Science
Unit 4 - Selecting Engineering Materials
Unit 5 - Selecting and Using Secondary Machining Techniques to remove Material.

Entry requirements

No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required. However a short interview will be necessary to ensure that the level of the scheme is appropriate for you.

How will I be assessed?

All five units are assessed by coursework.
Some visual assessment in practical subjects may be applicable.

What can I do next

Students may wish to progress to City & Guilds 7578 Level 3 Certificate in Engineering or, following a successful interview, go on to do the BTEC Level 3 qualifications. Apprenticeship Pathways

Now that you have gained a vocational qualification, have you thought about putting all the theory into practice by studying an Apprenticeship?