Level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


College 16-18



Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 993.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This course is intended for learners 16-19-year-old and is delivered over one year it is designed to give you an understanding of a wide range of engineering practices allowing you to develop a range of practical engineering skills. The practical work aims to cover a range of engineering disciplines including hand fitting, Fabrication Engineering and computer aided design Alongside the practical lessons you will also study some underpinning theory to further develop your understanding of engineering processes, you will cover topics such as, working safely in engineering, using and communicating technical information and carrying out engineering activities efficiently. This programme will allow you to develop work related skills in preparation for further training or employment.
If you are a person who enjoys learning by ‘doing’ and is more ‘hands on’ then this course is for you.

Course Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above (including English Language and/or maths).

What you will Learn

You will learn the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices, including health and safety requirements, communicating engineering information and working efficiantly and effectively in engineering as well as developing core engineering skills.


You will be continually assessed through observation, practical and written assessment techniques.


BTEC Level 3
L3 City and Guilds
Core Qualification for an apprenticeship

Career Options

Achieving this qualification could help you progress in a variety of engineering roles, such as:

Electrical engineer
Engineering technician
Electronics assembler
Engineering maintenance fitter

Mandatory Units

Working safely in an engineering environment, carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively, Using and communicating technical information, Producing Components Using Hand Fitting Techniques, producing sheet metal components and assemblies and CAD.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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