Course overviewEngineering Technology Level 2 City of Bristol College
This one-year Level 2 Diploma course serves as an introduction to engineering whether you plan to enter employment upon course completion, or progress your education right up to university level. You may even be working in engineering at the moment and need to increase your skills to support career development.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LPF1216C01-1||04/09/2023 - 21/06/2024||1 years||Groups (mixed days)||Enquire||09:00||Parkway Centre||Apply|
|LPF1216C01-1||02/09/2024 - 20/06/2025||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||Enquire||09:00||Parkway Centre||
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Who is this course for?
Interested in the design and manufacture of engineering products? Do you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in engineering products and services and a willingness to explore new ideas then, this course could be for you. Although you need not have studied engineering previously you will still be expected to show an aptitude for the subject. This might be demonstrated by work experience you have had in an engineering environment or via study of Design and Technology subjects at GCSE level.
What you'll learn
Throughout this highly practical course you will follow a programme of education that will cover the knowledge, understanding and competencies required for employment within the engineering industry. You also will have an opportunity to work with new technologies and study the manufacture of engineering products.
Course entry requirements
To join this course you will need 3 GCSEs at grade 3 or above to include Maths, Science and English.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
The course is delivered through a combination of formal teaching, class exercises, individual and team assignments, laboratory exercises/assignments, case studies, videos and equipment testing and measurement.
Future career and study opportunities
Future career opportunities include potential employment in a wide range of engineering companies or progression to higher level courses i.e. BTEC Diploma in Engineering Level 3 and apprenticeships.
You will need to provide your own personal protective equipment (PPE) in the form of boots and uniform/clothing. You will also need pens, books, drawing equipment and a scientific calculator.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.