Level Two Diploma in Engineering and Technology

This qualification focuses on practical skills and knowledge. This ensures that when the learner completes the qualification, they will have gained practical experience and understand the expectations of the situations that they could face in a job role within the engineering sector.

What will I study?

  • Engineering environment awareness
  • Engineering techniques
  • Engineering principles
  • Engineering maintenance techniques
  • Turning and milling techniques and technology
  • Understanding computer-aided drawing

Optional units includes:

  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Fabrication and welding principles

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a range of techniques to include, observation of carrying out practical activities in workshops, oral questioning, written reports and on line testing.

How will the course be delivered?

Full time study programme over three days per week including English and mathematics development, enrichment and enterprise.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs grade at grade C / 4 or above 
  • Or level one diploma
  • Or introductory diploma
  • Or NVQ level one
  • Or equivalent

Applications from mature students without the above qualifications are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.

Interviews for full time courses starting in September are postponed, but don't worry - applicants will instead be given a formal offer of a place on a suitable course. Other entry requirements still apply.

Where you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course you will be accepted.

Where you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, we guarantee you a place on a suitable alternative. See How to Apply for further details.

What next?

This qualification helps you go on to more advanced courses such as the Level Three EAL Diploma in Engineering and Technology.

It could also help you secure an apprenticeship or advanced apprenticeship within an engineering company and improve your career prospects.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide