|Level 2 Diploma Engineering|
About this course:
What will I study?
This is an exciting opportunity for you to develop a career in the diverse field of
engineering. Your course will be a stepping stone to a future which is continually
evolving as technology itself evolves. Years ago the idea of having machines which
could manufacture a component to a very high tolerance, time after time was just a
dream; it is now the basis of most engineering businesses,
This course will provide you with the engineering skills and knowledge to develop a
future career in the industry. Alongside your Diploma, you will gain an EAL Certificate
in Engineering and Technology and gain practical skills that will provide the basis for
a successful career in the engineering sector.
The practical skills you will learn include:
• Basic hand skills
• Health and safety
These are the skills you will require before moving on to a more advanced
engineering course at our Gloucester site or entering employment. The remainder of
your time will be learning the theory of engineering as you develop competence in
the workshop. Your understanding and knowledge of engineering will increase as
you progress and our skilled professional staff will work with you whilst giving you
individual support and guidance.
What do I need to get on to the course?
You will need to have gained a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade A*- D in
Maths, English and other relevant subjects, for example Science or DT. A real
interest and desire to make engineering your preferred career is a distinct
advantage. Selection is based on a successful interview, a short skills test and a
Is there anything else I should know?
You will need suitable protective clothing and steel toe-capped shoes or boots, and
After you complete the course, you will be able to move on to an apprenticeship in
engineering or you may want to seek employment in the industry.
Due to the high demand for our courses the closing date for applications is 31st May 2013.
You can apply for a course online by clicking here. You can also apply by filling in the application form available below. If you decide to apply using the paper form, please post it to:
Cheltenham, GL51 7SJ
Postage is free of charge so you do not need to put a stamp on the envelope.
You will receive an acknowledgement of your application within five working days. This will be followed by a telephone call from a member of the Admissions and Funds team who will confirm the course you have applied for and that all details on your application form are correct.
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