Level 2 Mechanical Engineering (Full-Time)

Course Overview

The content and structure of the qualification has been developed to provide learners with a comprehensive skills and knowledge needed to do the job, ability to organise work and identify and prevent problems to the practices and processes of engineering. The achievement of NVQs will encourage an employee to value their contribution to the workplace, and it will develop their skills and potential. It covers basic knowledge, understanding and skills that are relevant to a wide variety of careers and study routes within the engineering industry and takes a hands on approach to basic engineering training.

There are both practical and theoretical classes in Milling, Turning and fitting with additional CAD, CNC and 3D printing units as well as health and safety, engineering drawing, and communicating engineering information with an Additional group tutorial.

  • Entry Requirements

    4 GCSEs at grade A*-C including Maths and English.

  • Summary of Outcomes

    Students can continue their studies or enter into employment and continue to study on a full time basis or enter into a sponsored Modern Apprenticeship with a participating employer.

    Those who have also successfully completed the Level 2 could also continue onto a Level 3 engineering program that we offer e.g.; Engineering Level 3 Advanced Diploma Programmes; Mechanical or Maintenance.

  • Course Modules

    EAL Performing Engineering Operations Level 2.

  • Method of Assessment

    This course requires continual assessment of practical observations, quality checks of engineered components and college based assignments which will be collated as portfolio evidence to meet the needs of the awarding body. Short written assignments and online examinations are scheduled at key stages throughout the course.

  • Additional Costs

    Safety boots and dust jacket.


Locations across wales or in-house at your business

Course length



£0 – funding available, subject to eligibility