This level 2 learning area programme includes a Performing Engineering Operation 64 credit NVQ and skills units. This programme has been designed to satisfy candidates who want to progress from General Engineering level 2 but are not ready for a level 3 programme and who wish to acquire level 2 engineering competences in a sheltered, controlled environment.
An opportunity to resit English and mathematics GCSEs is available with this course, essential requirements for progression to level 3 engineering courses.
At a Glance
This programme enables students to provide evidence that they can perform a particular job or skill.
It provides a good foundation with flexibility to meet both current and future engineering practices.
The programme has been designed to support candidates who wish to acquire engineering competencies in a sheltered and controlled environment.
The progression path is to foundation apprenticeship and / or level 3.
Candidates are also encouraged to take GCSE Maths, English and Science resits where applicable.
EAL Performing Engineering Operations 64 credit NVQ
Essential Skills Wales
GCSE maths, English and science resits where applicable
Progression & Employment
The programme provides evidence that you can do a particular job or skill to level 2 standard and may help you progress to employment or to a higher level NVQ/BTEC or similar qualification. It will develop learners with broadbased engineering skills and help them decide on a particular engineering specialisation (ie. mechanical or electrical).
Method of Assessment
Continuous assessment of practical coursework and portfolio development.
The entry requirement for this award is a level two certificate plus a minimum of two GCSEs at C grade and two D grades. This should include maths and English or Welsh first language at grade D minimum, and course acceptance is also subject to interview including a diagnostic test.
Candidates must demonstrate the basic skills required for this course, with a keen desire to achieve an engineering qualification.
All engineering full-time courses which include mechanical, electrical/electronic/fabrication and welding and motor vehicle, are fully funded.
The learner will also be required to provide their own stationery and basic classroom equipment appropriate to their course (eg pens and a calculator
All learners are required to pay an administration fee of £25 prior to enrolment.