16-18 Courses, 16-18: Vocational

Performing Engineering Operations: Mechanical and Electronic Pathways (Level 2 Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

Grade 3 English Language GCSE or L1 Functional Skill English, Grade 3 Maths GCSE or L1 Functional Skill Maths, 4 GCSEs at Grade 3

Course information

If you want to progress into employment in the engineering industry, we can train you to a standard of practical proficiency and give you the opportunity to acquire appropriate practical engineering skills and knowledge.

The Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations is made up of three mandatory units and three optional units.

Mandatory units:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment,
  • Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively,
  • Using and communicating technical information.

Optional units:

  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques,
  • Preparing and using lathes for turning operations,
  • Preparing and using milling machines.
  • How you are assessed

    Evidence of competence is gathered and compiled by you throughout the academic year. Continuous observation is made by the tutor. Tutor marked workbooks will be used to provide evidence of basic workshop theory. You will produce a portfolio which will b

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What Can This Course Lead To

You can progress to study for a NVQ Level 3 in Engineering, or any other related trades or continue to study on a BTEC First Certificate in Engineering.

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