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Level 2 Certificate In Engineering Operations

The city of Derby and the surrounding area is world renowned for its engineering and manufacturing industry and is populated with world-leading employers and their high-quality supply chains. The engineering sector is also still growing at a considerable rate, particularly with the development of new technologies which, in turn, has led to skill shortages and demand for high-performing engineers.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Engineering
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-2-certificate-in-engineering-operations
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Course Information for Students

The city of Derby and the surrounding area is world renowned for its engineering and manufacturing industry and is populated with world-leading employers and their high-quality supply chains.

The engineering sector is also still growing at a considerable rate, particularly with the development of new technologies which, in turn, has led to skill shortages and demand for high-performing engineers.

Using the latest suite of qualifications, the one-year Level 2 Certificate In Engineering Operations has been designed to support your development as an engineer, leading to a highly rewarding and well-paid career in this sector. It also offers a seamless transition of credits into an engineering apprenticeship and will start to prepare candidates for university-level study. 

Achievement of one of the following GCSE grades is the minimum entry requirement for the course:

  • English 4/C
  • Maths 4/C

In addition, GCSE grade 3 minimum is preferred in the following GCSEs:

  • Science/Technology/Electronics

This qualification provides students with knowledge and understanding of a blend of skills, knowledge and occupational behaviours required across a range of engineering occupations. The qualification covers core knowledge and skills required for entry to the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

The qualification is obtained by completion of one mandatory unit and at least three optional units.

Mandatory Unit:

  • Engineering Environment Awareness

At least three options will be chosen from:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles
  • Engineering Maintenance Techniques
  • Fabrication and Welding Principles
  • Fitting and Assembly Techniques
  • Manual Turning Techniques
  • Manual Milling Techniques
  • Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • CNC Machining

This course will be delivered on-site.

In addition to regular writing materials and a scientific calculator, specific PPE may need to be purchased for selected activities.

Methods used are:

  • On-screen multiple choice examinations
  • Centre-marked written and practical assessments

Further Study

On completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations, you can progress to the BTEC Level 3 Award In Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.

Careers

Alternatively, and with employment in a qualifying role, an apprenticeship in engineering would be possible: this qualification can be used as credits/evidence towards the apprenticeship knowledge elements.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Engineering Technicians

£40493

Engineering Technicians

Civil Engineers

£47465

Civil Engineers

IT Engineers

£29175

IT Engineers

Mechanical Engineers

£47927

Mechanical Engineers

Telecommunications Engineers

£33032

Telecommunications Engineers

Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

£26963

Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

Electronics Engineers

£44042

Electronics Engineers

Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers

£91912

Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:56 pm