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Level 2 - Engineering



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

You’ll learn general engineering principles which consist of three core units, four mandatory units and an assortment of optional units which may include: Interpreting and using engineering information, mathematics for engineering technicians, applied electrical and mechanical science for engineering, machining techniques, electronic circuit construction, production planning for engineering.

You can look forward to the chance of undertaking work experience, learning from local employers and participating in community projects.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at D grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 1 vocationally related programmes.


You will learn through practical sessions in our new, state-of-the-art Engineering Centre. Assessment will be through written work and online tests.

Fees & Costs

Additional expenses / required equipment:
Steel toe-capped safety boot
Lab coat or boiler suit
A4 spiral bound (not loose leaf) Notebook
Calculator (Casio FX-83GT Plus)

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Dover Campus - 01304 244333 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress on to one of our Level 3 Study Programmes, alternatively you could seek employment in the engineering industry.

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