Level Two NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills relevant to engineering and manufacturing practices enabling you to become recognised as a semi-skilled engineer. A great deal of time will be spent on the practical tasks and activities.

What will I study?

  • Welding
  • Mechanics
  • Engineering

How will I be assessed?


Each unit of study contains a list of tasks or competencies that have to be successfully completed to the required standard.  These tasks can be assessed in a number of different ways such as being observed by a qualified assessor or checked via relevant written work in a logbook.  You will complete a substantial portfolio of evidence of work during the course that will consist of practical exercises, logbook entries and photographic evidence.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs grade D/3 and 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.

What next?

This course could help you get a job or secure an apprenticeship or advanced apprenticeship.

Additional information

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

Full Time 2018 Higher Education Apprenticeships 2018 Summer Part-time course guide