What does this qualification cover?

  • The final grade is achieved from 50% Exam and 50% Coursework
  • The content of this course is broken down in to the following four units
  1.   001: Engineering environment awareness
  2.   002: Engineering Techniques
  3.   003: Engineering Principles
  4.   017: Fitting and Assembly Techniques


What’s included?

This vocational Level 2 qualification is intended for learners who require a Level 2 engineering qualification to provide them with a broad base of engineering understanding. It is intended for learners completing a vocational engineering qualification as a part of their school curriculum and is the equivalent of a GCSE.

Key Features

  • The course follows the EAL Level 2 First Certificate in Engineering
  • Technology (NQF) qualification. More information can be found at Engineering and Manufacturing – First Certificate in Engineering Technology | EAL Awards
  • It covers broad range of engineering skills including, CAD, electronics, mechanical engineering, maintenance, fabrication and welding, pipework installation, installing security systems and motor vehicle maintenance
  • This qualification provides an excellent base for progression to a range of Level 3 engineering qualifications and also into employment and apprenticeships
  • This is delivered via a blended mix of workshop and classroom activities, with an emphasis on practical activities

Links to workplace

  • By choosing to study Engineering Technology you will gain access to a wide range of potential occupations
  • Links with employers and work experience will be an integral part of the course and will develop skills to enhance career opportunities
  • Employer mentoring schemes will also be available to help prepare students for chosen pathways on their post 16 courses


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