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Engineering & Technology Level 2 EAL Diploma at Hertford Regional College

Course description

This multi-skilled route ensures that on completion you will have gained practical experience, knowledge and understanding and have some expectation of the situations that you could face in a role within the engineering sector. You will study units from Engineering Techniques to Engineering Environmental Awareness.

Course content

This course has a mix of applied theory and practical content and aims to provide training in the skills needed to work in a wide range of engineering fields.

You will study units such as Fabrication and Welding Principles and Understanding Computer Aided Drawing (CAD).

Entry requirements

  • You will need at least four GCSE passes at C and D grades, which must include English and maths.
  • You will also need to have a keen interest and aptitude for following a career in the Engineering sector.


Assessment is by a series of college set assignments, carried out progressively during the programme.

Financial information

Free to those under 19 on 31st August 2016. If you are 19 or over on 31st August 2016, have been a permanent resident in the EU for the last three years, and are a fee paying new entrant you will pay £1500 tuition fee (this was the fee for 2015/16 and could be subject to change for 2016/17). However, fee paying students continuing on the same course for a second year will be charged £1500 tuition fee (this was the fee for 2015/16 and could be subject to change for 2016/17). You will be required to pay an administration fee, exam fees, kit fee, materials fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee if applicable. For these costs please contact our Information Centre.

Future opportunities

  • On successful completion of this course you can become a Technical Engineer, alternatively it may enable you to progress onto the EAL Engineering & Technology Level 3 Diploma or the BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering Level 3, depending on your GCSE grades.

Further information

Additional Activities 

As a full time student you will have the chance to take part in additional activities, including sports, alongside your main programme.

What will I need? 

You must provide your own boots and overalls.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hertford Regional College directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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    • Buses: a regular bus service connects Cheshunt and Broxbourne rail stations to the campus.

      Additional buses run to the College including:

      C2/C3 from Harlow                       approx 30 minutes
      310/311 from Waltham Cross      approx 17 minutes
      310/311 from Hertford                  approx 40 minutes

      Trains: The National Express East Anglia Service provides services from Broxbourne and Cheshunt stations to London Liverpool Street, Tottenham Hale, Waltham Cross, Enfield Lock, Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Bishop’s Stortford and Stansted. 

      Example journey times:
      London Liverpool Street – Cheshunt – 20 minutes
      Stansted Mountfitchet – Broxbourne – 24 minutes

      Parking: There are limited car parking spaces on site.