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Engineering Level 2 Diploma at Lancaster and Morecambe College

Course description

The course covers knowledge required for a career in the in the engineering / power industries. There is strong element of mathematics and science including extended certificates in engineering and applied science & maths. This course is aimed at preparing students to enter the world of engineering by giving them grounding in working safely and effectively plus interpreting and using engineering information together with an introduction to computer aided design (CAD). 

Course content

You will study a number of units such as: • Maths for Engineering Technicians and Using Mathematical Tools in Science. • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information and Engineering Maintenance Procedures. • Application of Physical Science and Chemistry and Our Earth • Biology and Our Environment and Energy and Our Environment All LMC students will receive tutorial support and take a programme of Functional Skills including maths and English.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade A*-D including English or maths OR a Level 1 related qualification. Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager


This course is continuously assessed using a range of methods including projects, practical performance, coursework and assignments. 

Financial information

You will need £50.00 to cover protective clothing (PPE), learning materials and books. 

Future opportunities

On successful completion, you have the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 BTEC in Engineering or an Engineering Apprenticeship. You can also enter employment in the engineering sector.

Further information

On completion of this course you will receive the Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Engineering, plus Functional Skills qualifications. 

You will be expected to undertake regular home study on this course. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lancaster and Morecambe College directly.

Last updated date: 28 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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