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Engineering and Technology, Mechanical and Electronic Level 2 at East Kent College

Course description

Perfect if you want to study an engineering programme whichn provides multi-skilled industry standard training.

Course content

You’ll learn mechanical and electronic engineering principles. Units will include engineering environment awareness, engineering techniques, engineering principles, turning and milling techniques, electronic systems and devices, and understanding computer-aided drawing (CAD).

Our fully fitted workshops are equipped with up to date technology replicating industry allowing us to provide handson practical experience within the engineering sector; this combined with professional industry trained teaching staff ensures high success rates and multiple progression routes.

You can look forward to the opportunity to take part in intercollege skills competitions at local and national level and the chance of work experience with leading community partners such as Cummins and Emco Wheaton.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at D grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 1 vocationally related programmes.


You will learn through practical sessions in our Centre for Environmental Technologies.

Delivery is by practical demonstration and assessment. You will be assessed via written coursework and assignments s. There are course specific unit assignments which are internally assessed with an end of course online exam based on the mandatory units.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you will have gained a range of experience in a variety of engineering disciplines and be prepared for employment with a valuable mix of skills and knowledge. You could chose to progress on to one of our Level 3 Study Programmes or continue on to one of our Apprenticeships.

Further information

Please Contact - Student Support Services on 01843 605062, e-mail:

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year(s)
  • Course code: 000420/1/1
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  • Number of planned places: 20

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    • East Kent College's Broadstairs campus is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.