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Operations & Maintenance C&G Level 2 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

The BTEC Level 2 Diploma is a practical, work related course and is equivalent to 4 GCSEs grades A.

Course content

You will take 4 core subjects:

  1. Applied science for technicians
  2. Mathematics for technicians
  3. Using engineering information
  4. Working safely

You will also take 4 specialist units:

  1. Electrical maintenance fundamentals
  2. Fluid power fundamentals
  3. Maintenance procedures & planning
  4. Mechanical maintenance fundamentals

You may be required to continue to study maths, English or IT as part of your course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs (Grade D or above) including Maths or Science, or the Introductory Diploma.



Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

This qualification helps you to progress on to higher level qualifications such as a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or A-Levels. Alternatively it can lead to a range of Apprenticeships in Operations & Maintenance or associated trades in manufacturing engineering. The course also provides essential knowledge required for several NVQ Level 2 qualifications in Engineering Operations, Maintenance and Process Operations.

Further information

Grantham College has joined together with local engineering/manufacturing companies to offer students who are applying for engineering courses a special sponsorship package. Successful applicants are sponsored during the first year of their course and receive from their sponsoring company:

  • A sponsorship allowance
  • The opportunity of paid work experience
  • Free overalls and boots.

The scheme has already proved very popular with students taking up Full-time employment with their sponsoring company on completion of their studies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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