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Engineering and Technology Level Two Diploma at East Riding College

Course description

This qualification focuses on practical skills and knowledge. This ensures that when the learner completes the qualification they will have gained practical experience and understand the expectations of the situations that they could face in a job role within the engineering sector.

Course content

  • Engineering environment awareness
  • Engineering techniques
  • Engineering principles
  • Engineering maintenance techniques
  • Turning and milling techniques and technology
  • Understanding computer-aided drawing

Optional units includes:

  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Fabrication and welding principles

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of four GCSEs at grade D with one in mathematics and science or level one diploma or NVQ level one
  • A successful interview demonstrating motivation and commitment to the course
  • An initial assessment

Applications from mature students without the above qualifications are welcomed and will be considered on an individual basis.


You will be assessed by a range of techniques to include, observation of carrying out practical activities in workshops, oral questioning, written reports and on line testing.

Future opportunities

This qualification helps you go on to more advanced courses such as the Level Three BTEC Diploma in  Engineering and Technology.

It could also help you secure an apprenticeship or advanced apprenticeship within an engineering company and improve your career prospects.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 April 2016

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