BTEC Diploma in Engineering Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
04 September 2023


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D, including maths at grade C or above


an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in a relevant subject to include to include Maths/Numeracy at grade C.

In a nutshell

This one-year course will give you the essential practical experience and theory to progress to more advanced courses or to seek apprenticeships.

This course is for you if...

... You want a career in engineering
... You’d like to improve the academic subject areas alongside this course
... You’re hard working and good at problem-solving

What will I be doing?

With the £120 million investment in the Ebbw Vale Automotive Technology Park and the Circuit of Wales, there has never been a better time to study a course in engineering at Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone.

On this course you’ll study;

  • The Engineered World
  • Investigating an Engineered Product
  • Health and Safety in Engineering
  • Engineering Maintenance
  • Engineering Materials
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Introduction to Communications for Engineering
  • Operation and Maintenance of Mechanical Systems and Components
  • Vehicle Engines and Other Systems
  • Vehicle Maintenance Techniques
  • Engineering Assembly
  • Electrical and Mechanical Science for Engineering

You’ll be assessed via coursework, portfolios, exams and practical assessments. Upon completion, you’ll achieve:

  • BTEC Level 2 Engineering
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English (if you didn't achieve a Grade C or above at GCSE level, then you'll have to attend additional classes)
  • Other relevant qualifications to enhance your skill set

What is expected of me?

To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D, including Maths at Grade C or above, or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in a relevant subject, to include to include Maths/Maths Numeracy at Grade C.

Full commitment to attendance is required and you’ll need to be able to work independently and as part of a team. You should have a strong desire to work in the engineering industry, abide by the college ethos and be willing to participate in improving your level in academic subjects.

What comes next?

Level 3 BTEC in Aeronautical Engineering, Level 3 BTEC in Motorsport Engineering or other L3 Engineering routes within the college.

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and stationery. This approximate cost is £40.00.

Where can I study BTEC Diploma in Engineering Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 04 September 2023

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team