BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering (Electromechanical)

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Course description

BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering (Electromechanical):

This course is for students who intend to gain an understanding of, and the skills required for the electronics or manufacturing industry.

Course Content

The course comprises of two core units, two mandatory units and six specialist units. This provides a total of 360 GLH.

Core units

The Engineering World
Investigating an engineered product

Mandatory units:

Interpreting and using engineering information
Mathematics for Engineering

Specialist units:

Health and safety in engineering
Engineering materials
Computer–aided engineering
Machining techniques
Electronic circuit design and construction
Electrical and mechanical science for engineering

Study Methods

Text reading, lectures and taking notes in class

How is the course assessed

‘The Engineering World’ and ‘Interpreting and using engineering information’ units are assessed externally. All other units are assessed internally by controlled time tests and course work.

Where next - Further Studies

Direct progression to BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or BTEC L3 – 90 credit Diploma in Engineering (subject to academic performance and attendance).

Additional entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D (grade 3) or above including English and maths, plus A*-D (grade 9 - 3) in science and one of the following - design technology, business and ICT or a relevant Level 1 course in Engineering including English and maths, plus a good school report commenting on attendance, punctuality, behaviour and commitment.

Awarding body


Course reference: B2EENF (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019
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Hillingdon, UB8 1NQ


1 year


Full time


First Certificate/Diploma


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

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