City & Guilds Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical) Level 2
Engineering and Automotive
City of Newport Campus
05 September 2022
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D to include Maths, English and Science at grade D or above or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include to include Maths/Numeracy.
In a nutshell
This 2 year course provides an introductory understanding of Mechanical Engineering. It will provide you with the skills needed to start your career in industry in a well-paid sector.
This course is for you if...
... You want a career in mechanical engineering
... You want both practical skills and theoretical knowledge
... You want to progress to more advanced courses
What will I be doing?
The course has a combination of practical and theoretical subjects You’ll learn by problem- solving and enjoying the challenges that you will be given throughout the course. The units are listed below:
- Health & Safety
- Mechanical Principles
- Manufacturing Principles
- Bench fitting
You will be assessed through written and practical work, assignments and end of year exams. You will gain:
- Level 2 Mechanical Engineering
- Problem solving skills that will support you in your new career
- Maths & English
- Practical skills
What is expected of me?
- 4 GCSEs grade D or above, to include Maths at grade C, English (or Welsh as a first language) and Science;
- A suitable Level 1 Diploma and GCSE grade C or above in Maths and D English (or Welsh as a first language)
To be prepared for college you will need:
- Scientific Calculator
- Pens Pencils
- Ruler / geometry set
You will need to be hard working, punctual and have excellent timekeeping which are all skills employers are looking for.
What comes next?
- Progression to Level 3 City & Guilds
- Employment or an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering with leading companies.
You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at an approximate cost of £40.00, as well as supply your own stationery equipment.
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Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team