Engineering Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College
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Course Overview

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

This is a one year practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects, practical tasks 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.

Units may include:

Engineering drawing and design

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

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

    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.


The facilities are amazing, and working on and with industry-level software and equipment has been the perfect preparation for a Degree Apprenticeship and career in the engineering industry.

Harry Lawrence

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