BTEC Engineering Operations Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Engineering and Automotive



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Crosskeys Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2022


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs grade D or above to include Maths at grade C; or an appropriate Level 1 Engineering Diploma qualification and GCSE Maths at grade C.

In a nutshell

This course provides an introductory understanding of Electrical/Electronic Engineering.

This course is for you if...

... You want a blend of practical and theoretical study
... You want to progress to an extended diploma
... You’d like to do an apprenticeship

What will I be doing?

The course is a combination of laboratory and theoretical elements. You’ll learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations. You’ll study units including:

  • The Engineered World
  • Investigating an Engineered Product
  • Health and Safety in Engineering
  • Engineering Maintenance
  • Engineering Materials
  • Electronic Circuit Design and Construction
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical Science for Engineering
  • Operating an Efficient Workplace
  • Introduction to Communications for Engineering
  • Electronic Devices and Communication Applications

You’ll develop essential employability skills, such as self-management, team working, business awareness, customer awareness, problem-solving, communication, basic literacy, numeracy and a positive attitude to work.

You’ll be assessed through exams, coursework, assignments, portfolio work and laboratory or practical assessments. Upon completion, you’ll gain:

  • Level 1/2 First Diploma in Engineering
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English

What is expected of me?

To enter this course, you’ll need a minimum of four GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include Maths at Grade C; or an appropriate Level 1 Engineering Diploma qualification and GCSE Maths at Grade C.

You'll need to be numerate, creative and have a keen interest in engineering. We also expect you to be self-motivated, hard-working, punctual and committed.

What comes next?

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • A suitable apprenticeship
  • Employment as an Electrical or Electronic Technician

Additional information

You’ll need to supply your own stationery e.g. folders, subject dividers, pens, pencils, rule and scientific calculator.

Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

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

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