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Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations at Trafford College

Course description

Candidates must study 3 mandatory units:* Working safely in an engineering department;* Developing yourself and working with others;* Using and communicating technical information.Plus 1 General Support unit from a list of 5; and2 Optional Evidence units from a list of 9.These General Support and Optional Evidence units are generically designed to cover all engineering competences.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade D including maths and English (or equivalent BTEC/Key Skills).


Your progression over the course is based on a continual practical assessments and completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Future opportunities

Provides the foundation requirement for Advanced Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering/Manufacture.

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

How to apply

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Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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      The site is situated on Talbot Road (A5014), 2 miles from M602 slip Road (Junction 3) and 2 miles from Junction 7 of the M60. The College is located opposite Lancashire County Cricket Club and approximately 10 minutes walk from Old Trafford Football Ground.