Size & Structure:

1080 GLH (1475 TQT) Equivalent in size to three A Levels.
15 units of which 7 are mandatory and 3 are external.
Mandatory content (56%).
External assessment (33%).


This qualification has been designed as a two-year, full-time course that meets entry requirements in its own right for learners wanting to progress to employment in engineering. Learners gain relevant skills and knowledge from studying a range of content focused on electrical/electronic and mechanical disciplines, for example electrical machines and maintenance of mechanical systems. Progression could be either directly to employment in Level 3 job roles, higher apprenticeship programmes or via higher education courses in engineering.


Secondary School Certificate (Science Group) / O Level (Science) / Equivalent


Two (02) years