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Engineering, Level 2 Diploma at Abingdon and Witney College

Course description

The Level 2 Diploma consists of a combination of full and half units; four mandatory core units and four specialist units. The core units comprise of the following; applied electrical and mechanical science (half unit), mathematics for engineering technicians (half unit), working practices (half unit) and finally, using and interpreting engineering Information (half unit). The specialist units will include; secondary machining techniques (full unit), electronic circuit construction and testing (full unit), using CAD in engineering (full unit) and electronic devices and communication applications (full unit). In addition, you take a Level 1 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations. Assessment/Exam: Units are continually assessed against grading criteria by student assignments and short tests. Students will attend trade shows during their study and in the past students have visited the MACH show and the Sensor Instrumentation show at the NEC, Birmingham. As well as the Southern Manufacturing show at the Farnborough Innovation Centre.




Entry requirements

Admission is subject to interview and you will need to have at least 2 GCSEs at grade C, including Maths, and 2 further GCSEs at grade D or above, including Science and English, and a satisfactory school reference.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year