Level 2 in Engineering (containing electrical/electronic units)

Start (w/c): 05/09/2022 Full Time - To be arranged (09:15 to 16:20) Nantgarw

Course Information

This Level 2 Diploma is a work-related course with a varied mix of practical and academic work related to the electronic/electrical industry. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course covers the basic knowledge and technical practical skills, providing a good foundation for future career opportunities, or progression onto a more advanced work-related qualification.

You will also study a unit from the NVQ Level 1 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations, to supplement your theoretical studies. All full-time learners will be expected to attend skills sessions as well as their chosen vocational course. You will also be asked to attend tutorial sessions as part of your full-time course timetable.

What Will I Learn?

The Level 2 Diploma is made up of the following units:

Engineering environment awareness, Engineering techniques, Engineering principles, Electrical and electronic principles, Electrical and electronic testing methods, Electrical and electronic systems and devices.

The NVQ level 1unit is “Assembling Electronic Circuits”.

Entry Requirements

You will require 4 GCSEs at grades A*- D including Maths/Numeracy, English Language/Welsh (First Language) and Science or a Level 1 qualification with the appropriate selection of units. You will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.


The course is assessed by a range of methods, including an on line exam, practical projects, assignments, case studies and course work. Your exam and portfolio will be graded with an overall grade for the qualification awarded.


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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.


You will be required to purchase Uniform (T Shirt and Trousers), safety boots & safety glasses (approx £55). Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Career Progression

  • On successful completion of this course you will have the opportunity to progress onto a level 3 in Engineering, but is subject to a grading board and interview. Many learners have gained apprenticeships following the successful completion of this course.


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