Engineering Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This course is an exciting introduction to engineering where you will experience a wide range of engineering subjects. This course would be suitable if you are interested in a career in product design, manufacturing and assembly, electronics, maintenance, welding and fabrication.

This is a one-year practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. It introduces you to the employment area you have chosen and provides a good basis to progress to a more advanced work-related qualification such as the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering or an engineering Apprenticeship.

You will study a combination of practical and theory subjects, with half of your time spent in our specialist engineering workshops.

Units may include:

  • Engineering drawing and design
  • Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • The engineering world and products
  • Fabrication and welding
  • Engineering machining

Assessment Methods

Your progress is assessed through a range of assignments and assessments. These are set and marked internally by College staff and then validated by an external moderator. You will also be expected to complete work experience in a relevant industry placement.

Course Summary

Course Title Engineering Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 3 range including Maths, or a relevant Level 1 qualification with a Merit profile. Entry is also subject to a successful interview.

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Coming to college was daunting at first but the independence you gain is amazing. I have definitely developed as a person and become more adult due to the freedom we are given here, it really prepares you for the future.

Peter Rutt- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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