Level 2 Ready for Work in General Engineering

A one year full-time course delivering all the skills and qualifications required to access a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering.

Course Content

  • NVQ Level 2 in Performing Engineering Operations (PEO)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Engineering

Entry Requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs to include Grade C/4 in Mathematics, Science and English Language; GCSE ICT and a technology subject would also be an advantage. You will be required to produce a satisfactory reference and attendance record. Due to high demand there is a competitive interview process to check for suitability.  Entrance to this programme will also require a satisfactory result in our entry test and practical hand skills assessment. At interview, you will be asked to show something that you have produced, assembled or made.

Duration and Delivery

One year full-time.


Successful completion of this course may, subject to the relevant company's selection process, lead to an Apprenticeship with an Engineering Company.

Listed below are a number of companies who have accepted students from this programme into their businesses before. We have achieved approximately an 80% conversion from starters into paid apprenticeships in the past.  We are regularly asked by employers if we have current students looking for an apprenticeship.


  • Network Rail Apprenticeship
  • National Physical Laboratory Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship
  • Op-Care Apprenticeship (Queen Mary Hospital)
  • Jackson Lifts Apprenticeship
  • Manuplastics Apprenticeship
  • Guided Ultrasonics

Additional Information

For further information please email James Chuter in the School of Engineering on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 020 8268 2725


Kingston Hall Road

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