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Engineering - Level 2 First Extended Certificate

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Enfield Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers, Adults
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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time
Level: Level 2
Location: Tottenham Centre
Suitable for: School Leavers
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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course equips you with the skills and experience to progress in engineering, mixing practical work with underpinning theory to develop your understanding of the engineering environment. You will gain a broad level of knowledge of Engineering topics and be able to progress your skills with further study.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Topics covered can include:

  • The Engineered World
  • Investigating an Engineered Product
  • Health and Safety in Engineering
  • Engineering Materials
  • Interpreting and Using Engineering Information
  • Mathematics for Engineering
  • Introduction to Communications for Engineering
  • Electronic Circuit Design and Construction
  • Engineering Design
  • Computer-aided Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical Science for Engineering
  • Electronic Devices and Communication Applications

WHAT WILL I NEED?

You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above, including English Language, Maths, and Science or equivalent Level 1 qualification with Functional Skills in English and Maths.

All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

You will be assessed through exams, assignments, presentations, witness statements, and practice observation.

WHAT WILL IT COST?

School Leavers


If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

Adults - Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2


If you will be aged 19+ on 31st August prior to the start date of your course, up to Level 2, then your study with us will be free. You must have lived for 3 years within the EU/EEA/UK prior to the start of your course, you must have lived in the UK before 1st January 2021 and you must have permission to live in the UK for at least 12 months from the first day of learning. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.

WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?

Upon successfully completing this course, you are able to progress to Level 3 Engineering or a Level 2 Apprenticeship. 

WHERE STUDENTS PROGRESS TO AFTER THIS COURSE

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of people went into Education, not Higher Education, after completing the course

MEET SOME OF THE TEACHERS

Towhid Alam

Towhid completed an MSc from one of the renowned universities in the United Kingdom. They worked with postgraduate students for several years in the universities for their projects and advised and guided a scientific team in the research-based industry to complete projects funded by the EU.  

Towhid has been working in the FE sector for 15 years and has previously worked in secondary schools in the UK. Towhid has trained and assessed Laboratory Technicians at their workplace for their related qualifications.


Minas Mina

Minas earned a BSc degree in Physics and Physiology from the University of London, followed by a PhD in Physiology, focusing on cystic fibrosis and studying the impact of plasma on digestive system ion movement. He presented his research at various scientific conferences.

For four years, Minas conducted postdoctoral research at Imperial College London, exploring tiny electric currents across cells and hormone effects. Additionally, he obtained an MSc in Medical Diagnostics from the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, emphasising modern scientific and diagnostic techniques with an ethical perspective. In 2010, he earned a PGCE from Greenwich University.

For over 40 years, Minas taught Science and Mathematics at GCSE and A Level in schools, colleges, and privately, including university students, even teaching a princess. For 7-8 years, he worked at the Open University Summer School, serving as a demonstrator and tutor, assisting students in Biochemistry and Physiology. Minas now teaches at CONEL, where he regularly takes students to university laboratories for experiments. Outside academia, Minas is active in social, political, and humanitarian affairs, engaging with political leaders in the UK, Parliament, FCO, and abroad.


Kwame Omari

Kwame holds a BSc Honours degree in Biology (University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 1981), a Diploma in Education (University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 1981), a PGCE from Greenwich University (2005), and an MSc in Environmental Science Chemistry (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1992).

With over 20 years of teaching experience in FE colleges covering GCSE mathematics and science, A Level in Science, and Vocational courses, Kwame holds extensive knowledge in these subjects.

Kwame has also actively participated in scientific seminars, gained a certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (2012), and regular excursions with college students to university laboratories, while concurrently carrying out pastoral duties as a learning manager.


The teachers listed may change, these shown are an example of the teachers who teach on these programmes.


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