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Engineering Level 2 BTEC First Diploma at East Sussex College

Course description

This course has been designed to give new entrants to the engineering sector the underpinning knowledge and specific skills needed to meet the needs of modern engineering. On this course you will study a wide range of units, which will provide opportunities for you to progress. Units include safe working in engineering and mathematics for engineering technicians. The course also includes units relating to computer design, electrical and electronic work and machining.

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

You will need at least GCSE English Language, Maths and a Science grade D/3, plus one other GCSE grade D/3.


You will be assessed by completion of assignments completed as you study each unit of the course

Future opportunities

Students who achieve an overall Merit grade can progress to the Engineering Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma, subject to interview. Employers also recognise and value BTEC qualifications and this course can prepare you for progression into a technician role.

Further information

To progress on this course, and to go further in training or at work, it’s essential to have good English and Maths alongside vocational expertise. All students who have not yet achieved a GCSE in Maths or English (grades A*-C) will continue to study these subjects as a compulsory part of their programme.

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: 18 December 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Years
  • Course code: 5766/010
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