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 course will give you the right foundation for a career in mechanical engineering.
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 core subjects include industrial safety, materials and processes involved in engineering and using industrial standard communication methods. The mechanical engineering option for this course consists of engineering machining, making components using hand tools and fitting techniques.
The course is delivered through a blend of the following:
- Practical workshop sessions
- Classroom sessions
- Student centred work
- Demonstrations and discussions
You’ll be assessed through practical assessment for most units and written assignments to show your understanding. Upon completion, you’ll achieve:
What is expected of me?
- 4 GCSEs grade D or above, to include Maths, English (or Welsh as a first language) and Science; or
- A suitable level 1 diploma and GCSE grade D or above in Maths and English (or Welsh as a first language)
What comes next?
Employment or an apprenticeship in mechanical engineering.
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
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