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Bradford College

Advanced Technical Certificate in Engineering

Qualification Gained
City & Guilds Level 2 Advanced Technical Certificate in Engineering
Study Level
Level 2
Course Type
Adult, School Leavers
36 weeks
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Trinity Green Building


The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Engineering builds is for you if you would like to explore and develop practical and technical skills in engineering.

  Key Info

As a practical element it focuses on Fabrication and Welding. You will gain an understanding of welding processes and how to weld. You will also learn how to use fabrication equipment and perform cutting of metals.

You will study the following units:

  • Principles of Engineering
  • Developing Engineering Workshop Practice
  • Working in Engineering Businesses
  • Welding Processes
  • Fabrication Practice
  • Cutting Processes

Entry to this course requires GCSE English and Maths at a grade 3 or D.

Please note that safety boots and a suitable overall will be required for the practical workshop sessions. All other personal protective equipment (PPE) will be supplied. Further details will be supplied during the induction process.

To achieve the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Engineering candidates must successfully complete both mandatory assessment components.

  • An external awarding body exam (one per year)
  • An external awarding body set assignment (one per year)
  • You must also undertake employer involvement activities

Your course may include work experience or a work placement that could lead to the offer of a part-time or casual work, or you might work outside of your studies.

Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to further study or employment in the Engineering sector.

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won’t have to pay tuition fees. If you’re 19 or older you may need to pay a fee. The amount depends on the number of hours and which course is being taken.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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