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Engineering BTEC Level 2 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

Diplomas are vocationally related qualifications, where learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context.

Course content

You will study 3 core units, 4 mandatory units and 5 optional units, these include The Engineered world, Investigating an Engineered Product, Introduction to Communications for Engineering, Health and Safety in Engineering, Engineering Materials, Interpreting and Using Engineering Information, Mathematics for Engineering, Machining Techniques, Electronic Circuit Design and Construction, Electrical and Mechanical Science for Engineering, Bicycle Servicing and Maintenance.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 2 GCSEs grade D or above or pass at a Level 1 programme. GCSE Mathematics at grade D or above.


All the units are assessed by course assignments which meet Diploma grading criteria for Pass, Merit and Distinction

Financial information

General stationary to include pens, paper, folders, plastic wallets and a calculator. H&S equipment will also be required to include steel toe capped boots and overalls.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

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: 04 October 2017
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    • Located in South Wigston, our £43million college campus has everything you need all in one place!

      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
      • Construction Workshops
      • Hair & Beauty Salons – open to the public
      • Gym
      • Eating Place, including an onsite Costa Coffee
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • Multi-faith room
      • Student Lounge

      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Accounting
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing & IT
      • Construction
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Media & Games Design
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about South Leicestershire College:

      0116 264 3535