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Engineering - Skills for Work (Level 2)

This Apprenticeship will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and competence to gain employment within the engineering industry.

Available Sessions

We have 4 sessions available for this course running in Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn, SERC Professional Skills Cent

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Engineering - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Engineering - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Engineering - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Engineering - Skills for Work (Level 2) - Year 1 (Fabrication and Welding)
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SERC Professional Skills Cent
Full-Time 03/09/2018
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Course Overview

The course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge essential to work within the engineering industry. The course will enable you to qualify for a Level 2 EAL Diploma in Engineering Technology.


Modules may include:

  • Engineering Environment Awareness

  • Engineering Techniques

  • Engineering Principles

  • Turning and Milling Machines Techniques and Technology

  • Producing Components from Sheet Metal

  • Manual Welding Techniques


You will also study Essential Skills to Level 1 in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT unless exempt through GCSE grades C in English, Maths and ICT.

Placements are an integral part of this programme where you will gain valuable work experience.

As a student you will spend a minimum of 12 hours a week in the College and this is subject to trainees having a work placement.

Entry Requirements
A minimum of 5 GCSE’s grades D-G, inclusive of grade D in Maths, English and Science or Technology.

You need to be between 16 and 18 years of age by end of June

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy & ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or L2 Essential Skills in English, Maths & Information Technology.

Where will it take me?

This course is equivalent to 5 GCSE passes.

The Skills for Work course will provide you with relevant training in engineering that can lead directly to a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering and a career within the engineering industry.

If you secure employment during the programme you can move directly into the Apprenticeship at Level 2.

How will it make me more employable?

This course can give you qualifications which will improve your job opportunities. You will complete modules in Employability and Personal Development.

How will I be assessed and given feedback?

The EAL Level 2 Diploma is assessed by a combination of online tests and assignments set by the awarding body.

Additional Costs

There are not normally any additional costs though students will benefit from having access to a computer or laptop at home.


The awarding body for this course is EAL.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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