City & Guilds 2850 Level 2 Certificate in Engineering

What is the Course About?

The City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma is aimed at engineering apprentices from a local industry and is designed to provide them with knowledge and practical understanding of a broad range of engineering activities. The course is two years in duration which will require attendance at the William Kennish Building one day per week over the two years. This is normally 9.00am to 4.30pm

What subjects will I study?

There are five mandatory units which all candidates will study. These units are mainly theory units which support the practical topics.

Five mandatory units:

  • Working in an Engineering Environment

  • Engineering Techniques

  • Engineering Maths and Science

  • Fitting and Assembly Techniques

  • Business improvement Techniques

Two practical units need to be achieved, these are Manual Milling Techniques and Manual Turning Techniques.

What are my progression and career options?

Successful completion of the elements progression can be to City & Guilds 1272 Diploma in Machining at Level 3.

How will I be assessed?

The mandatory and specialist units are assessed by on-line multi-choice exams or written test.

Entry requirements

Candidates who are school leavers should ideally have 3 GCSE’s at Grade D in Maths, Science and ideally English. Mature candidates will be interviewed and their experience will be assessed. All candidates will be given an initial assessment test.