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L2 Engineering

Course Overview
Course type

Level 2 BTEC Extended Certificate

Course length

One year

Required qualifications

Successful completion of a broad GCSE or equivalent programme, including a 9-4 grade in mathematics and an A*-D grade in one other relevant subject, plus a good school reference and an interest in engineering  and technology.

You will learn about the fundamentals of science, mathematics, materials and processes involved in todayís technology-based industries. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed for employment and further education in the Engineering industries.


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The course will focus on:
  • applied science and mathematics
  • industry working practices
  • engineering processes and techniques
  • mechanical and electronic fundamentals
  • engineering communication
  • health and safety in the engineering workplace
On the course you will:
  • develop the skills and knowledge needed for a career in engineering
  • ïacquire practical skills in technical drawing, use of workshop equipment and circuit building
  • analyse engineering systems

You will learn about the fundamentals of science, mathematics, materials and processes involved in todayís technology-based industries. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed for employment and further education in the Engineering industries.


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Method of assessment

You will be assessed by a externally assessed exams and internally assessed coursework.

You will learn about the fundamentals of science, mathematics, materials and processes involved in todayís technology-based industries. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed for employment and further education in the Engineering industries.


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You will be able to progress to the Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in construction and the built environment, mechanical or electronic engineering before applying to university or going into employment. You will be prepared to enter technology-related employment in the mechanical, electrical or electronic engineering industry.

Other Information

Students on a Level 2 Extended Certificate a will also be studying towards maths and/or English Level 2 if they have a grade 4 or below at GCSE. Students with Grade 5 and above in both Maths and English will undertake the Higher Project Qualification alongside their vocational qualification.

You will learn about the fundamentals of science, mathematics, materials and processes involved in todayís technology-based industries. This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills needed for employment and further education in the Engineering industries.


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