BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

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General information

This introductory course is for students with little or no knowledge of mechanical engineering who have an interest and aptitude for practical manufacturing. It is meant to serve as a foundation for studying mechanical engineering at a higher level within the College, such as the National Extended Diploma(depending on the grades achieved). Alternatively, the Level 2 Diploma may be used as an entry for working in an engineering environment at an elementary level.

Course content

The course is made up from core and specialist units.

Core units are:

  • Working Safely and Effectively in Engineering
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Mathematics for Technicians
  • Specia…

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General information

This introductory course is for students with little or no knowledge of mechanical engineering who have an interest and aptitude for practical manufacturing. It is meant to serve as a foundation for studying mechanical engineering at a higher level within the College, such as the National Extended Diploma(depending on the grades achieved). Alternatively, the Level 2 Diploma may be used as an entry for working in an engineering environment at an elementary level.

Course content

The course is made up from core and specialist units.

Core units are:

  • Working Safely and Effectively in Engineering
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Mathematics for Technicians
  • Specialist Units are:
  • Applied Electrical and mechanical Science for Engineering
  • Using Computer Aided Drawing Techniques

Mechanical Units For students who wish to follow the mechanical engineering route:

  • Selecting Engineering Materials
  • Selecting and Using Secondary machining Techniques to Remove Material
  • Engineering Marking Out
  • Operation and Maintenance of Fluid Power Systems and components

Teaching and assessment

Each module will have a series of class tests and assignments to be completed in which students must pass in order to complete the course successfully. The course uses a mixture of theory and practical, active lectures, group activities and practical lathe and milling work.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs A*-D. Or PEO/AQA Diploma or equivalent with extra maths unit/GCSE grade D maths.

Foundation Learning qualification of at least 26 credits with Functional Skills at Entry 3/Level 1

Compulsory attendance at a college interview day with assessment in English maths and technical skills.

Progression

Possible work in manufacturing at junior level or apprenticeship, and entry to BTEC National Extended Diploma in Engineering (if merit grades are achieved).

Dates and times

This courses runs three days a week.

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