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Key Details

  • Available at:
    Llangefni, Rhyl
  • Study Mode:
  • Course Length:

    1 year

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Engineering Level 2

Full-time (Further Education)

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop or Chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

This qualification is designed to cover the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering pathways and in preparation for Engineering Level 3. You will gain skills in all aspects of the engineering sector.

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course you will need the following:

  • 4 GCSEs A* - C including 1 st Language English or Welsh and Mathematics or Numeracy.

As part of the application process you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.


The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Practical workshop sessions
  • Classroom sessions
  • Student centered work
  • Demonstrations
  • Discussions
  • Virtual learning environment
  • Assignments
  • Exams
  • You may need to complete 150 hours of work experience.

Your programme will also include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits

Your programme will include a combination of:

  • Essential Skills qualifications and/or
  • GCSE resits
Essential Skills

This may include a combination of Application of Number, Communication, Digital Literacy and Essential Employability Skills

GCSE resits

This may include GCSE Numeracy/Maths and/or Welsh/English Language.

Maths & Welsh/English

If you don't achieve a C or above in Maths and/ or English/Welsh, we will support you to retake these subjects as part of your study programme.


The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Demonstration of practical skills
  • Online examinations


Completion of this course gives a number of options for progression, including a full-time Engineering Level 3 course in order to further develop your knowledge, skills and prospects.

Alternatively, you could apply for an apprenticeship and attend college on a day release basis.

This is an industry-recognised qualification that develops engineering knowledge and skills.

Successful completion of this course allows you to progress to the following Level 3 courses.

  • Engineering Level 3
  • Apprenticeship Level 3 in Engineering

The following are available at Llangefni:

  • Aeronautical Engineering Level 3
  • Electronic/Electrical Engineering Level 3
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering Level 3
  • Motorsport Engineering Level 3

Other details

Course type: Full-time (Further Education)

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Engineering


This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Llangefni


Learn more about this area and see our course level guide:


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