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Course Code: ECE2

Level: 2
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: Pearson
Qualification: BTEC
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Three days a week 9.00am - 4.00pm

About the course

You will study a broad range of sector specific units giving you a good foundation for a career in engineering. The range of units covered will enable you to progress onto an Apprenticeship or further study within any engineering sector.

What you'll learn

The course covers: investigating the engineered world and products; interpreting engineering information; mathematics for engineers; health and safety; and a range of units covering computer aided engineering, maintenance and materials.

Entry requirements

You will need to have a grade 3 in GCSE English, Maths and Science.


The course includes two externally assessed (examined) units and the rest are internally assessed through a range of written assignments, presentations, skills observations and team work exercises.

What's next?

On successful completion and improving English and Maths GCSEs to grade 4 or higher, you will be able to progress to the BTEC Level 3 Foundation and Extended Diploma Courses in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: ECE2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: Not applicable to this course

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
This course is not usually available to this age group. Please contact or phone reception on 01752 305 300 for advice.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.