Engineering Intermediate (Level 2)
This study programme will provide you with a good level of knowledge and understanding of the basic engineering techniques used within the sector. Areas you will study will include engineering materials, CAD, electronic circuit construction and more.
To begin this study programme you will need...
Duration: 1 Year
- 3 GCSEs at grades A*-D or 9-3 ideally including English and maths
- Subject units:
- Working practices in engineering
- Using and interpreting engineering information
- Applied electrical and mechanical science for technicians
- Mathematics for engineering technicians
- You will also study a range of specialist units:
- Selecting engineering materials
- Selecting and using secondary machining techniques to remove material
- Marking out electronic circuit construction and testing
- English and maths:
If you don't already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
- Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills
- Additional vocational learning and qualifications:
- You will develop your practical skills during the course.
You will be assessed continually throughout the study programme using a range of methods, such as phase tests, assignments and practical tests.
Engineering BTEC Level 2 Diploma
- English and maths skills
- Work experience
- Personal development skills
- Study skills
- Employability skills
Further study and career options
On successful completion of this study programme you can progress onto the Engineering BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma, where you can specialise in aeronautical, mechanical, or electrical and electronic engineering. Alternatively, you can progress into employment in the engineering industry at apprentice level.
To take part in this course there will be an additional fee of approximately £30 for required clothing/uniform and £25 to attend trips that will complement your course.
All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at www.bedford.ac.uk/finance